September 21, 2016

Apple Wants To Give You An iCar, Zuck Wants To Cure You

It was a busy and bold day in Silicon Valley on Wednesday as two tech giants went in opposite directions in their attempts to change the world:

  • The Financial Times reported that Apple was in acquisition talks with super-car company McLaren as part of their overall drive to a possible iCar. McLaren denied those rumors. We just hope that the car isn’t powered by Siri or else we will end up going nowhere really fast… 
  • On a slightly more ambitious and altruistic note, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledged to spend $3 billion over the next ten years to cure all diseases by the end of the century. Yes, you read that right: ALL diseases. No. Big. Deal.

We can’t wait for this bold future full of long, disease-free lives spent in self-driving super cars… assuming the planet doesn’t melt before then.

Yes, I want to sound marginally more intelligent: