Did you read about Finkl Steel, Tock, and Google? | Bleader

Did you read about Finkl Steel, Tock, and Google?

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You hate this logo, right? Wanna know why? (Short answer: because it's dumb.)
  • You hate this logo, right? Wanna know why? (Short answer: because it's dumb.)

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:


• Finkl Steel's potential billion-dollar face-lift? Robin Amer

• About Tock, Nick Kokonas and Grant Achatz's restaurant-reservation ticketing system, and what it says about what it's like to go out to eat nowadays? Tal Rosenberg

• About the video game Playing History 2: Slave Trade, which had a portion in which gamers played "Slave Tetris," stacking as many African bodies into a ship's hold as possible? (Maker Serious Games has now removed it, acknowledging via Twitter that it was "perceived to be extremely offensive by some people.") Kate Schmidt

• About studying "moral superstars"? Brianna Wellen

• About why you hate Google's new logo? ("Go back to your beautiful old serifs, and we'll be that much likelier to let your self-driving cars drive us around.") Brianna Wellen

• That there's a version of Google Street View for cats? (It's only in Japan, of course.) Aimee Levitt

• That the CSO and Riccardo Muti both landed at number five in rankings by a panel of mostly European music critics? Deanna Isaacs

This Source interview with a recent Reader Best of Chicago winner on his new T-shirts inspired by Kanye's VMA speech? Leor Galil

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