Discussion in 'The Bar' started by newcastlefan, Sep 10, 2016.
Uber takes millions of rides away from Taxis without increasing congestion.
Commuting by Uber is Cheaper than the Subway, and the cars are clean and air-conditioned without the MTA bum-piss smell.
Please don't put ahmed out of work or he'll have to go back to stripping
I wonder who doesn't like the taxi folks....Amazed they let Uber in. Seems unfair to these guys that own medallions
Oh well, fuck em
we have a customer at the bank tell me she had drive her discount cab a 100 hours a week
to make any money after paying the rental fee on the cab.
she went out and bought a new Kia Soul and does Uber and 2 other ride shares.
but still works 7 days a week.
Sounds like one of them damn illegal aliens
not this time.
a chain smoking blonde woman in her 50's.
@Rum Balls has been renting a cab. Interested in his thoughts
Eh. They still do half the rides of legal cabs. The turnover rate is enormous (ie: they fuck their drivers in spite of the fact that they're 'allowed' to break the law).
The truly amazing part though, is their desire to eliminate all Human drivers as fast as possible to they can reap all of the profit. They just paid 900 M for self driving truck technology. Bye bye to all the jobs. If you think your job is immune to these ruthless hedge fund backed Silicon Valley Ayn Randians, you're delusional.
Not really sure they had any choice. Uber just kinda showed up. I think there are lawsuits against them. The one article I read was about how taxi owners had taken out huge loans to pay for the medallions for like 700K and now they were worth 200K.
Yes. But apply that to essentially every business. Don't think most people understand that AI will eliminate pretty much all jobs.
somebody does it better and cheaper, and its going to put pressure on those who had it too easy for too long and became complacent. of course the entrenched are going to whine about it being unfair competition.
maybe you should learn to do things that AI cannot?
Let's spell this out clearly, ok? I'm not an uneducated immigrant.
Your job will be replaced by AI. I know you think that isn't possible, due to the fact that you currently utilize your education to make money.
Bid all of that adieu. Your value will be eliminated.
Taxi cabs are sort of a front line of what's headed toward your swelled head like a bowling ball.
Since 'Uber' was part of the Nazi National Anthem, it's appropriate to post this:
"First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me."