In an interview, Steven Spielberg stated that content on Netflix should be considered television…and ineligible for Oscars.
Columnist Violet Blue reminds us of a critical factor in this Cambridge Analytica mess: That Facebook only pretends to care — in the ways least affecting its business model — isn’t new.
While we still haven’t seen a final determination of fault in the incident where a self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian, the New York Times points out statistics that suggest its technology isn’t yet up to par with the competition. Additionally, Jalopnik found that Uber is an outlier when it comes to having a single test driver in the car, and sensor provider Velodyne claims its Lidar should’ve detected the woman in the road — but it’s up to Uber’s technology to hit the brakes or avoid her.
Normally, when Apple goes to the trouble of putting on an event, it’s somewhere near the company’s home base in sunny Cupertino. Not this time! After deciding not to hold a March keynote last year, Apple now has plans to hold court in Chicago’s prestigious Lane Tech College Prep school. This “field trip,” as Apple’s calling it, is far from business as usual, but with days to go…