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.
How much longer must file icons look like a sheet of paper? When will we move beyond the metaphor that a computer document file – be it Word, php or CSS, is like a sheet of paper?
Dear @PARCinc, thanks for the Icon metaphors since 1970, but I think we’re ready to move beyond this…
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.
We mostly praise little girls for being pretty and sweet, and mostly praise boys for what they achieve. Then we are very surprised when that that same boy hits puberty, and treats the ‘pretty girls’ as ‘pretty objects’ to play with…and not as another human being, just like him.
– From my Facebook page