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Welcome to Saturday’s weekend format Big Revolution. Kick off your weekend with some reading and clic
 
August 4 · Issue #160 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Saturday’s weekend format Big Revolution. Kick off your weekend with some reading and clicking…
Martin

Big things you need to know today
Big weekend reads
As Google Maps Renames Neighborhoods, Residents Fume As Google Maps Renames Neighborhoods, Residents Fume
Google Maps has such influence that its mistakes can have a real-world impact. Just ask the residents of the East Cut, a San Francisco neighbourhood that only exists because of a Google error.
“In Los Angeles, Jeffrey Schneider, a longtime architect in the Silver Lake area, said he recently began calling the hill he lived on Silver Lake Heights in ads for his rental apartment downstairs, partly as a joke. Last year, Silver Lake Heights also appeared on Google Maps.”
We Tested The FBI's Most Wanted List On Amazon's Celebrity Recognition Tool. Then Things Got Weird.
Fun with a serious point.
How Robot Hands Are Evolving to Do What Ours Can
A look at how robotics is advancing in the field of replicating human hands. Robot hands aren’t perfect yet, but they’re rapidly improving.
One big tweet
The generational divide…
Vlad Savov
baby boomers: not in my backyard
millennials: wish I had a backyard
4:21 AM - 3 Aug 2018
That’s all for today...
I’ll be back tomorrow with another weekend format Big Revolution.
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