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Welcome to your weekend dose of Big Revolution, ready to load up your browser with good reads. – Mart
 
March 9 · Issue #367 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to your weekend dose of Big Revolution, ready to load up your browser with good reads.
– Martin from Big Revolution

Big things you need to know today
  • Break up the tech giants. That’s what US senator Elizabeth Warren, who wants to be elected president in 2020, is proposing. Her argument – while in touch with wider political sentiment – doesn’t convince everyone.
Big weekend reads
Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files
“When it comes to their stuff, people often have a hard time letting go. When the object of their obsession are rooms full of old clothes or newspapers, it can be unhealthy—even dangerous. But what about a stash that fits on 10 5-inch hard drives?”
Inside Twitter’s ambitious plan to clean up its platform
Twitter talks the talk about cleaning up its platform and becoming a ‘healthier’ place, but its big plans aren’t really going anywhere. Why not?
Can machines create?
A look at A.I. automated creativity.
From video game to day job: How ‘SimCity’ inspired a generation of city planners
Sim City is 30 years old. Not everyone used it to unleash disasters on unsuspecting citizens though, for some it was the start of a career.
The out-there AI ideas designed to keep the US ahead of China
“This week, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) showcased projects that are part of a new five-year, $2 billion plan to foster the next round of out-there concepts that will bring about new advances in AI. These include efforts to give machines common sense; to have them learn faster, using less data; and to create chips that reconfigure themselves to unlock new AI capabilities.”
One big tweet
An interesting thread about communication when teams work remotely with the right culture.
Amir Salihefendić
0/ Remote work isn't exceptional as companies that are spread around multiple offices have done it for the last many years. The special sauce is communicating asynchronously as the default 💡 Here's a thread about why.
7:34 PM - 7 Mar 2019
That’s all for today...
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