My latest column for the Fast Company magazine, Man & his Machines: As intriguing as an app like Jetpac is, the future beyond it looks something like Google’s self-driving car. Although it’s still many years from commercial production, Google’s car is a good showcase for machines taking real-time data from our physical surroundings and mapping … Continue reading Man & his Machines
When I ask Kalanick if he agrees that Uber is Google-like in that they’re both data-deterministic, he pauses for a moment, and then points out that Uber’s task is much harder, because it is about “taking bits and translating them into atoms” and vice versa. Google, in other words, never has to worry about a … Continue reading What do Uber & Google have in common?
In 1996 Rob Garza and Eric Hilton formed music group Thievery Corporation. In 1997 they captured music fans’ imagination with the release of their debut album, Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi. They have since released eight studio albums, the latest called Saudade, which hit the stores on April 1, 2014. In addition, Garza and Hilton … Continue reading Rob Garza