Photo: Joe Darrow; Filippo Bacci; Michael Kovac/Getty Images; Getty Images/Getty Images In early January, employees of the We Company, formerly known as WeWork, gathered in Los Angeles for its annual summit. As with many of the company’s events, it was more tent revival than corporate off-site. The Red Hot Chili Peppers performed. Jaden Smith and Adam Rippon spoke. Diddy and Ashton Kutcher announced the winners of the annual Creator Awards. Adam Neumann, one of WeWork’s founders, took the stage as he typically does at such gatherings. Neumann is six-foot-five with long dark hair and the easy charm of a man worth several (theoretical) billions of dollars who still manages to surf regularly and used to skateboard around the office. He is known for making bombastic pronouncements, like this one at an all-company event last year: “There are 150 million orphans in the world. We want to solve this problem and give them a new family: the WeWork family.” In … [Read more...] about The I in We
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Uber is in the hot seat — again. A fatal collision Sunday by one of its self-driving cars raises troubling questions about the company’s technology, procedures and corporate culture, and its rush to win the robot-car race. Uber’s haste has already cost it hundreds of millions of dollars in research spending and legal fees and settlements. Now some ask if it has cost a human life. The first pedestrian fatality involving autonomous cars — which are supposed to make roads safer — has riveted public interest. Federal and local investigators are combing through evidence, including the mountains of data that the car collected. A full report may be months away. But meanwhile, the tragedy is further tarnishing Uber’s reputation. “Uber has major explaining to do” about how its system failed so catastrophically, said Michael Ramsey, research director at analysis firm Gartner. Neither Uber’s technology nor its backup driver seemed ready for … [Read more...] about Was Uber fatality a result of rush to self-driving market?
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