The 15 wildest photos from an apocalyptic year in tech
- It's been a wild year for tech, marked by scandal, political clashes, and bizarre product launches.
- From Mark Zuckerberg's Congress grilling to the mass Google protests, some of the drama has been captured in candid detail on camera.
Business Insider has compiled some of the wildest pictures from an apocalyptic year in tech. Scroll on for 15 moments that defined 2018.Get the latest Google stock price here.Advertisement
JANUARY: Yes, it really was this year Logan Paul posted *that* YouTube video of a Japanese forest and what appeared to be a dead body.
MARCH: Pursued by reporters, Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix is bundled into the firm's London offices.Advertisement
MARCH: This self-driving Uber car killed Elaine Herzberg. It was the first pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous vehicle.
APRIL: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stares down a scrum of the world's media during his appearance in Congress.Advertisement
APRIL: Jeff Bezos landed in Germany to pick up an award from Business Insider's parent company Axel Springer. He was also greeted by a big protest.
APRIL: Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Donald Trump.Advertisement
MAY: Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian was spotted at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. His wife, Serena Williams, is Markle's close friend.
JUNE: Elon Musk sells flamethrowers.Advertisement
SEPTEMBER: In a truly wild year for Elon Musk, he smoked weed live on the internet.
SEPTEMBER: Politico's M. Scott Mahaskey captured this crazy picture, in which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is being berated by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in Washington.Advertisement
SEPTEMBER: Facebook's public policy chief Joel Kaplan watches on as Brett Kavanaugh tries to clear his name during dramatic testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
NOVEMBER: Not helping the tech industry's growing reputation for doing evil, the Salesforce Tower was lit up like the Eye of Sauron from "The Lord of the Rings."Advertisement
NOVEMBER: Around 20,000 Google staff across the world left their desks to protest the company's position on sexual harassment.
NOVEMBER: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was humiliated by a group of international lawmakers for failing to give evidence on Facebook's scandals.Advertisement
DECEMBER: Sundar Pichai shoots a slightly puzzled look at a US senator during his Congress grilling over perceived political bias.
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