3 Things We can Learn from Uber’s Implosion
- A toxic culture will ultimately catch-up to you.
Im a big signal vs noise fan and I used to work for uber. I quit uber after 6 months. DHH points are spot on. The company is super aggressive with little respect to policy makers, drivers and sometimes even riders.
Employees quickly become cocky after working for uber since the company’s culture rewards this kind of…
Ride sharing does indeed provide a very valuable service, especially in geographies where unemployment is intractable. But Uber is not really a ride sharing service, it is an aggregator, and taking way way too much (20–25%) for the value it brings. The blockchain will enable the drivers to profit much more from the valuable service, with no middle man/intermediary necessary.
Ha, well observed. Yes, the very scalability of aggregators like Uber demands that someone get ‘underserved’..in this case, the workers. It’s why I #deletedUber — not because of Travis per se, but because I realized my convenience was costing others far, far too much.
Ilive in Sydney, specifically Western Sydney. I don’t drive for a variety of complicated and not relevant reasons. Here, if you don’t drive you are considered some kind of alien creature. Probably because getting around Sydney when you don’t drive is a complete and utter shit…