Autonomous Cars: The Future of Uber, and the World

Autonomous Cars: The Future of Uber, and the World

"95% of vehicle accidents are due to human error. When autonomous cars come out, it's going to reduce vehicle deaths by 95%. If you think about that on a worldwide scale, that impact is going to be more than curing certain diseases." The GM for Uber in Western Canada, Ramit Kar, discusses the company's plan for autonomous vehicles, and why Uber knew they had to jump on board once the market started heading towards autonomous.

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‘We Are All Savages’: Scalping and Survival in The Revenant

‘We Are All Savages’: Scalping and Survival in The Revenant

When The Revenant was released in 2015, it received widespread praise for its stunning cinematography and its visceral imagining of the American West—and was one of the big winners of the award season, collecting several Oscars including Best Director for Alejandro Iñárritu and Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio. Based on the real-life travails of Hugh Glass, a fur trader who legendarily survived being mauled by a bear and then abandoned by members of his party in 1823, the film invokes Glass as a Western archetype: the frontiersman going to fierce, heroic lengths to survive.

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