Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is an Editor-at-Large and Deputy Editor at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah. A regular on Grit Daily Live!'s event circuit, you can catch her interviewing global shapers at Grit Daily's Park City Summit each year.

Google Updates Sexual Misconduct Policy In Wake Of Google Walkout

Tech is one of the most forward industries, so members want that to reflect in the trust they have that they work in a safe environment. Google managed to make the news last week when 20,000 employees from around the world walked out of their offices to protest. The New York Times published a report recently that detailed sexual misconduct allegations between two members of the company. One of them was held in high regard with the company. All over the world, employees from over 50 Google...

Get Freaky Festival Stole The Halloween Weekend Thunder

.As the summer festival season comes to a close it becomes harder to want to get up and go out for something as big as a two-day event. Halloween weekend, however, is a different story. Get Freaky festival, the annual Halloween-themed massive electronic music festival, takes place on the shores of the Great Salt Lake each year. This year V2 Presents, the production company behind the festival, changed things up a bit to give their attendees a bigger, better production than ever before. Walking...

Uber Pro is Uber’s Rewards Program For Good Drivers

Uber is rolling out Uber Pro, a new program aiming to reward good drivers with perks and rewards for being loyal to the company. The rideshare company has partnered with Arizona State University to provide free tuition to qualifying drivers that reach a certain level in the company as a driver. In the wake of a string of bad days in the public eye, Uber has spent a large amount of 2018 trying to rebrand as a new company focused on the safety and well-being of both their drivers and passengers....

AI Lie Detectors Coming To Airports In These 3 EU Countries

As immigration continues to become an issue around the world, three European countries are testing out AI lie detectors at their immigration checkpoints in airports. Arriving passengers in Hungary, Greece and Latvia are going to notice a new step in the immigration process when they land in airports around these countries. A series of AI lie detectors have been made to question passengers. The lie detectors will search for people who immigrate to these countries illegally. How It Will Work The...

Chinese Government Reverses Ban On Rare Animal Products

China announced recently that it would be reversing a 25 year ban on the sale and use of rare items like rhinoceros horn and tiger bones in medicine. The reversal would open up the sale of these items if they’re obtained from farmed animals. Products like rhino horns and tiger bones, as well as things like shark fin are popular in ancient Chinese medicinal recipes. There has not been any conclusive research to show that these products produce any type of real result or cure for the diseases...

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