3 Things We can Learn from Uber’s Implosion
- A toxic culture will ultimately catch-up to you.
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…