- It has been a wild 12 months for tech, marked by scandal, political clashes, and weird product launches.
- From Mark Zuckerberg’s Congress grilling to the mass Google protests, a few of the drama has been captured in candid element on digital camera.
Enterprise Insider has compiled a few of the wildest footage from an apocalyptic 12 months in tech. Scroll on for 15 moments that outlined 2018.
JANUARY: Sure, it actually was this 12 months Logan Paul posted *that* YouTube video of a Japanese forest and what seemed to be a lifeless physique.
Paul was faraway from Google’s most well-liked companion program — which ensures YouTube’s largest stars extra advert income — and later stated the error value him $5 million.
MARCH: Pursued by reporters, Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix is bundled into the agency’s London workplaces.
Simply days earlier than this photograph was taken, The Observer reported that Nix’s firm had harvested the info of 50 million Fb customers and weaponized the knowledge for political campaigns, together with Donald Trump’s run for president. He was unflatteringly in comparison with a James Bond villain.
MARCH: This self-driving Uber automotive killed Elaine Herzberg. It was the primary pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous automobile.
The incident shocked folks inside Uber’s Superior Applied sciences Group, the corporate’s 1,100-person self-driving unit, in accordance with Enterprise Insider’s detailed retelling of the incident.
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