California Spanish Missions

From AMG Inspired… Between 1769 and 1833, Franciscans missionaries, led by Friar Junípero Serra, established 21 settlements along the coastline of Alta California to spread the Catholic faith among the native people. Spanish missionaries who moved into Alta California in the 18th century brought elements of their architecture with them.

via California Spanish Mission — AMG Inspired

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Apple’s Project Titan self-driving test car has a lot going on

When one self-driving technology entrepreneur highlights the efforts of another company working on autonomous vehicles, you pay attention: That’s what happened with Voyage co-founder MacCallister Higgins, who tweeted a short video of the top of Apple’s ‘Project Titan’ test Lexus SUV, outfitted with a suite of sensors and autonomous hardware.

via Apple’s Project Titan self-driving test car has a lot going on up top — TechCrunch

Behind the Movement to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day

While the Federal Government will close on Oct. 9 for the 80th commemoration of Columbus Day, which was made official by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1937, some U. S. cities will mark the day in a different way, choosing rather to focus on the original inhabitants of the land to which Christopher Columbus sailed…

via The History Behind the Movement to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day — TIME

3 of Steven Spielberg’s Biggest Failures, According to Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg doesn’t do many interviews. For one thing, he’s famously shy. For another, as the highest-grossing director in history, he doesn’t have to. So fans hungry for insights from the storied filmmaker, now 70, might just consider the new documentary Spielberg — for which he gave more than 30 hours of interviews…

via 3 of Steven Spielberg’s Biggest Failures, According to Steven Spielberg — TIME

Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Peoples Day

Los Angeles just became the latest city to adopt Indigenous Peoples Day in favor of Columbus Day. The holiday has been gaining support across the country as Seattle, Minneapolis and Berkeley, Calif. have already made the alternative to Columbus Day official. Here’s everything you need to know about Indigenous Peoples Day, how it’s different from…

via Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Peoples Day — TIME

In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2016

From Marc Riboud to David Gilkey and Bill Cunningham, TIME LightBox pays tribute to the photographers we lost in 2016, celebrating their lives and the contributions they made to the medium of photography and to the world. Marc Riboud (1923 – 2016) The art of finding beauty in destruction is a rare and courageous skill.…

via In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2016 — TIME

“Stand Up to Cancer” Reveals Lineup Featuring Matthew McConaughey, Celine Dion and More

The biggest names in film, television and music are coming together to Stand Up to Cancer. For the fifth time, the charity is airing a live fundraising special complete with a star-studded lineup. Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Anna Kendrick and Ken Jeong are among the celebrities set to appear at the event. Legendary…

via Stand Up to Cancer Reveals Lineup Featuring Matthew McConaughey, Celine Dion and More — TIME