Looking for a Parking Spot? We’ve Got An App for That
According to the New York Times, San Francisco has introduced an app to help drivers find open parking spots. Utilizing special parking sensors and iPhone technology, the city promises to help frustrated drivers will cutting down on wasted time and energy.
There is concern, however, that drivers will be watching their iPhones while they are driving, instead of pulling over. No kidding!
California College Adds New Major in Secularism
Laurie Goodstein of the NY Times reports that Pitzer College in Southern California has added a new major: secularism. The Department of Secular Studies will examine nonbelief much as a religion department would study belief. Goodstein quotes Laura Skandera Trombley, president of Pitzer, who said, “It’s a serious area of scholarly endeavor, and Pitzer College has a tradition of doing really exciting, cutting-edge intellectual work, so this really fits into the ethos of the college.”