…could write this off as a low-effort entrance into an established industry for this travel company. However, to do so would ignore Uber’s true intention: to combine your restaurant spending data and location history to launch the first data-driven restaurant empire in the world.
…te for The Guide’s attention, whereas The Guide treats the narrator with bureaucratic indifference. When the narrator tries to “justify [her] delayed adulthood” by listing terrible things that have happened to her, The Guide responds “The listed defenses for your incompetence are universal conditions, not individual, and as such do not excuse you from anything.” Here, George undermines how we normally think about character. Precise details do not individualize the narrator. They generalize her, and even make the Guide “hate [her] somewhat.”