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Welcome to Saturday's Big Revolution, packed with good reads for your weekend. – Martin
 
December 15 · Issue #293 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Saturday’s Big Revolution, packed with good reads for your weekend.
Martin

Big things you need to know today
Big weekend reads
How Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Went From Superwoman To Supervillain How Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Went From Superwoman To Supervillain
BuzzFeed News traces Sheryl Sandberg’s rise and fall as a business hero.
How WhatsApp Fuels Fake News and Violence in India
A good overview of how WhatsApp has become a troublesome phenomenon for the Indian government.
How Mic, a digital media darling that raised $60 million, wound up firing all its staff and selling for $5 million
A cautionary tale for media entrepreneurs.
What a 19th-century French novel tells us about Jeff Bezos and Amazon
A look at the little-remembered book that tells the story of Amazon, 111 years before the company opened for business.
“A thirtysomething entrepreneur with a genius for systems and a passion for customer service builds an Everything Store that revolutionizes retail. This is not the story of Jeff Bezos, but of the fictional Octave Mouret, the owner of an 1860s Parisian department store in Emile Zola’s 1883 novel Au Bonheur des Dames (The Ladies’ Paradise).”
One big tweet
holly
One way that Facebook damaged the spirit of my generation is by labeling all of our contacts "friends" and thus flattening a relationship that takes a considerable conscious effort to attain and maintain.

It happened so fast. We weren't ready for that to be disrupted.
3:07 PM - 13 Dec 2018
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