Week of 8/28/2017

Week of 8/28/2017

 

 

TECH TRENDS:

Skype’s new ‘Interviews’ feature lets you test candidates using a real-time code editor
TechCrunch

 

 

 

 

https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/29/skypes-new-interviews-feature-lets-you-test-candidates-using-a-real-time-code-editor/
Bundling in an interview testing feature within Skype could speed up the interview process, as subjects won’t have to switch to a different tool to complete the technical screening.

A preview of the first wave of AR apps coming to iPhones
TechCrunch
https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/29/a-preview-of-the-first-wave-of-ar-apps-coming-to-iphones/
Ikea’s conversational interface prompted people to “scan” the room; The Walking Dead suggested that you “search for a survivor” and Food Network’s app went with a “move around!” badge.

 

AUTOMOTIVE TRENDS:

Ford’s Robocar Delivers Pizza in the Name of Science
Wired

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.wired.com/story/ford-self-driving-pizza-delivery-dominos/
For the next few weeks, randomly selected Domino’s customers will get the option to have their pie brought over by a modified Ford Fusion Hybrid, complete with the roof mounted whirring “coffee can” sensors and plenty of “research vehicle” stickers.

Meet The 2019 Continental GT: The Car That Sparked Bentley’s Revival Gets A Makeover
Forbes

 

 

 

 


https://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2017/08/29/meet-the-2018-bentley-continental-gt-the-car-that-sparked-the-brands-revival-gets-a-makeover/#6a292fe0749a
Bentley Motors, the storied British luxury car brand, was in danger of landing in the trash heap until Volkswagen AG bought it in 1998 and five years later introduced the world to the sleek and sexy Continental GT coupe.

 

CLIENT NEWS:

BMW shows off its all-electric Mini concept
Engadget

 

 

 

 


https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/30/bmw-mini-electric-concept-photos/
BMW’s been teasing an all-electric Mini (through tests and hybrids) for almost a decade now. Thankfully, the hype machine will roll to a stop in 2019, when the Mini Electric enters production.

 

INTERESTING FINDS:

9 Tech Podcasts So Addictive, Your Friends Should Start Planning the Intervention
The Muse

 

 

 

 

https://www.themuse.com/advice/9-tech-podcasts-so-addictive-your-friends-should-start-planning-the-intervention?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily_20170829&utm_source=blueshift&utm_content=daily_20170829&bsft_eid=0975b3b9-8a64-4945-92d4-1b7c9e1c1daf&bsft_clkid=fb76130e-4143-4299-9fe1-e384522d784a&bsft_uid=3f998e40-fb2c-4812-9c50-5e21255de80e&bsft_mid=8e3fe9f8-d90f-4e7b-abbb-38dc84abec60
Tech podcasts for If You’re a Diehard Techie, If You Want to Get Your Geek On, If You’re Obsessed With Everything Google, AND MORE!

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