Who's Liable? 1 Who's Liable?

Who’s Liable?

San Jose pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by Uber driver An Uber driver on his way to pick up a passenger hit a pedestrian on Tully Road near Senter Road in San Jose. The pedestrian, described as a man in his 60s, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  

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From a couple of days ago, but worth noting

read the last paragraphs Survey Finds Lyft Drivers Happier Than Uber, Though Pay Has Declined Hundreds of thousands of Americans are now working as contractors for the rapidly growing ride-hailing industry, specifically for the largest companies, Uber and Lyft. But a new survey, released this week, finds that Lyft, with its fluorescent pink mustache symbol,[…]

From the Dark into the Light 2 From the Dark into the Light

From the Dark into the Light

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Builds Political Muscle for Philanthropic Work “You can make change, but in order for it to be sustainable, you need to build a movement to support it,” Mr. Zuckerberg said in an interview. “No amount of private research or philanthropy is going to shift that. At the end of the day, the[…]

But I want to eat my cake too!!!!!!! 3 But I want to eat my cake too!!!!!!!

But I want to eat my cake too!!!!!!!

Uber drivers are employees ‘eligible for company social security contributions’: Swiss agency ZURICH Uber drivers are employees for which the company must pay social security contributions, a Swiss insurance agency has ruled, dealing a blow to the U.S. ride-hailing platform that says drivers are freelance contractors.

Excellent Post 4 Excellent Post

Excellent Post

In 2016, the tech industry forgot about people It’s been more than three years since I moved to Silicon Valley, and so far everything they say is true: it’s a place driven by optimism, hope, and high-priced electric vehicles. The downsides are less obvious, but very real.

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Corporate giants like Apple and Alphabet sucked the life out of tech in 2016-but they won’t last forever Technology concentrates power. The great Maciej Ceglowski warned us of this three years ago, in his epic talk/essay Our Comrade the Electron. But this year, more than ever, we learned how true this concept really is. Paradoxically,[…]