George Smith savages the Uber myth in a Up-Lyfting post revealing the fraud behind the curtain. A nugget (emphasis added):
What’s packaged as disruptive innovation isn’t really that. Uber is just the use of iOS application, the convenience of smartphone and free-lance drivers to evade regulations or costs that others who do the same thing have had to pay.
. . . the basic application is the use of technology to flood a service with under-priced amateurs and part-timers trying to earn some extra money in a crippled economy.
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