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Welcome to Sunday's Big Revolution. Today's big weekend reads include An Actual Novel in an unusual p
October 7 · Issue #224 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s Big Revolution. Today’s big weekend reads include An Actual Novel in an unusual place.

Big things you need to know today
  • Warner Music Group has launched an investment fund to support “‘entrepreneurial growth and innovative thinking’ in the music industry,” Music Business Worldwide reports.
Big weekend reads
How Casper sent Mattress Firm into bankruptcy How Casper sent Mattress Firm into bankruptcy
Those mattress-in-a-box companies are having an all-too-real effect on traditional mattress companies. Soon we’ll wonder why we ever bought mattresses from shops in the first place.
The Big Disruption
Want to read a novel… on Medium? Jessica Powell’s ‘The Big Disruption’ is described as “a satire on the tech sector that explores how far these giant companies will go to wield power over all of us.” Medium pegs it as a 348-minute read (just shy of six hours) so you probably won’t get through it in one sitting.
Did Facebook Learn Anything From the Cambridge Analytica Debacle?
“Facebook has sought to find ways into as many aspects of people’s lives as possible, becoming the recipient of a glut of data and the implicit trust of its users. The company has been careless with that trust — and is still being careless.”
Has 10 years of Spotify ruined music?
Two contrasting perspectives on the impact of Spotify, as it turns 10 years old.
One big tweet
Mobile continues to eat the desktop.
Scott Stein
I edited my mom’s 70th birthday video all on an iPhone X, pulling in clips from friends and family. It was a more seamless flow than pulling out a laptop.
5:47 AM - 7 Oct 2018
That’s all for today...
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