Wednesday, October 27

Month: September 2019

Technology

The Future of Uber

The past few years for Uber has included an immense increase in brand popularity, as well as services offered. However, safety concerns and the fall in stock prices has CEO Dara Khrosrowshahi taking drastic steps to help ensure that his company is present in the foreseeable future. Uber plans to reduce costs by introducing battery kiosks in which riders can replace the batteries on their Jump vehicles. This will reduce the need for the company to fly employees out to different places to complete the task. Additionally, Uber will redirect placement of their electric bikes. The expectation is that this will increase profits since bikes will be in markets where prospective riders are actually present. The Uber app will be more convenient, and will include safety features such as the a...
Socialism the New Theft of the Left…Hoping to Put You All in Debt or Simply What’s Best For the Rest?
Opinion

Socialism the New Theft of the Left…Hoping to Put You All in Debt or Simply What’s Best For the Rest?

I encountered a twitter thread discussing the situation with Lizzo, the singer, about the potential theft of her food. If you haven’t heard, Lizzo sent a now-deleted tweet that was a screenshot of the Postmates app with a caption claiming that she had her food stolen by a Postmates driver. In the end, Lizzo would apologize, realizing she had jumped to an unfounded conclusion and it seems more likely the order was misplaced. In response, there were many people angry with the star, claiming that she should not have made such a big deal over losing food that she could repurchase. Furthermore, she should have reported the issue through the app if anything, but not have posted the identity of the driver for the world to see. The latter reasoning I can agree with, but the former idea is why...