Why are Apple engineers panicking before the next launch event?

    Because iPhone 8 Apple release (get it?)

    News 2017.08.28 Cover

    News summary:


    Apple’s 10th anniversary release of the iPhone 8 is reported to be set for September 12.

    The launch venue is likely to be the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park. And if that’s the case, it will be the first ever event hosted there.


    Google releases an open dataset based on app users’ drawings for AI researchers around the world to contribute to, analyze, and inform product design with this data.

    The dataset currently includes 50 million drawings Quick, Draw! players have generated. More of the 800 million drawings will continue to be released by Google over time.


    Uber makes offer of its CEO position to current Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

    Barack Obama

    From CNN’s Twitter:

    This Obama photo is doing the rounds after Hurricane Harvey. It’s actually from 2015.

    Donald Trump

    From ACLU’s Twitter:

    BREAKING: We’re taking Donald Trump to court to challenge the unconstitutional transgender military ban.



    Answer to today’s brainteaser:

    His birthday is on December 31st. Today is January 1st so he was 7 two days ago (on December 30th). Now he’s 8. He will turn 9 this year, and 10 next year.