How to Get Paid $20 an Hour by Google

What to Say When Uber & Lyft Are Banned from Your City…

Can I make money driving in a self-driving car? Unfortunately not, Austin residents. Google is seeking techie self-driving car enthusiasts in Chandler, Ariz. to sit in the self-driving prototypes for $20/hour. The position entails recording observations about how the cars drive while also stepping in if it looks like the car is about to hit someone or something. You can put the position on your resume as a vehicle safety specialist, which sounds legit. (Source: Yahoo News)

Snapchat Accused of Whitewashing

Everyone’s favorite selfie app Snapchat is getting some backlash. Selfie takers are calling the app out on how they deal with race. The flower crown filter, also known as Coachella filter, gives you a flower crown while lightening skin and contouring one’s face. The app is also getting called out for its “beautifying” filter that makes eyes and skin lighter. Users are tweeting whitewashing isn’t cool and sharing their dislikes with the app. Snapchat hasn’t said anything on the issue yet. (Source: Mashable)

YouTube iOS Jumps Into Virtual Reality

Everyone loves to talk about virtual reality. YouTube Android users have been able to experience VR through Cardboard since November, but iPhone users were out of luck. But not anymore. As of yesterday, iPhone users can tap the right corner of a video and be given the option to view in VR mode. Why should you care? This is a huge step for mobile VR considering this is opening up the largest content library. Cardboard sold separately here for $16.99. (Source: TechCrunch)

About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 44 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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