Kevin Cashman

Tag: uber

Airbnb Doesn’t Care About Discrimination (and Neither Does Uber)

There are some very good points and examples in a recent article about how Airbnb enables and permits discrimination on its hotel platform (and doesn’t care that it does). One thing that I’ll…

Silicon Valley Is Screwing Up (and Hurting People)

Scott Alexander usually has takes I disagree with, and his new post “Silicon Valley: A Reality Check” is no exception. He tries to rehabilitate Silicon Valley by highlighting new startups that have an…

Why Do Passengers Expect Uber Drivers to Honestly Tell Them Whether They Enjoy Their Work or Not?

I hear it a lot. Friends will ask their Uber (or Lyft, etc.) drivers if they enjoy working for the ride hailing service. The answer is often a variation on “yes,” and might have a few…