Hang a left on Slur Street
Google Maps invited everyone to contribute to its open source component, and it didn’t take long for racist slurs to be linked to landmarks like the White House and historical black colleges. Google says it fixed the glitch, but for some reason a geolocated search of the Washington Redskins still works.
SurveyMonkey CEO dies in freak accident
The tech world was stunned to learn Dave Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, died from a treadmill accident while on a family vacation in Mexico. The news highlighted the dangers of exercise equipment, as a reported 24,400 emergency room injuries in 2014 were linked to treadmills.