You fail to take into account two things in Uber’s case: one, the part time Uber driving may be a very suitable source of income, even if it cannot sustain the car as a full time occupation. Two, it is not just about income but also about interaction and share economy. The mindset that Uber educates into could be very useful to the driver in forging other occupations with the same template.
And if Netflix helps lower cable TV fees, that’s great too.
I am a little surprised that these comments would come from someone who found a way to undercut telecoms’ international fees with the callback and who tried to make a business out of peer to peer sharing of wifi. Business philosophy inconsistency?