Earlier this month, satellite imaging technology company Digital Globe announced it was partnering with Uber to “leverage DigitalGlobe’s industry leading constellation of sensors to access imagery and location intelligence to help identify and improve pick-up and drop-off locations.” Last week, Uber posted a press release to announce that Brian McClendon, the former head of Google Maps who left the company for Uber last year, would be leading Uber’s global mapping initiative. McClendon wrote that the company is “doubling down” on its mapping investment but didn’t say how much it would spend.
When’s the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it’s not easy to find true peace and quiet, there’s now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.
Luke Aikins has nerves of steel!
The 42-year old skydiver made history on Saturday, July 30, by becoming the first person to survive a jump without a parachute.