Well it was nice while it lasted

Source: Uber’s Path of Destruction – American Affairs Journal

An examination of Uber’s economics suggests that it has no hope of ever earning sustainable urban car service profits in competitive markets. Its costs are simply much higher than the market is willing to pay, as its nine years of massive losses indicate. Uber not only lacks powerful competitive advantages, but it is actually less efficient than the competitors it has been driving out of business.

The medium really is the message


— Making Real change, and blind spots.

The 97-page internal report on what the New York Times needs to do online contains many things of value, but it glosses over one important point: the way the NYT does journalism has to change, not just how it is promoted or displayed

What you write is as important as how it’s presented — journalists need to look within too… it’s not just about technology.