Amritha's a great designer and an even better friend. Love the impact she's had on Uber.
The westernmost part of Manhattan, between 34th and 39th street, is pretty industrial. There’s a bus depot, a ferry terminal, and a steady stream of cars. But in the late 19th early 20th centuries, this was cow country.
An episode about Cow Tunnels on 99 Percent Invisible.
Customers pay more, but they also get a ride that they otherwise would not have gotten. This is exactly how a market is supposed to work: higher demand induces more supply.
Good article in the Technology Review. The entire article works to disprove "gouging" though - so the headline is just a cheap shot.
“We’re all family here. When it snows we have snowball fights, when business is slow we play soccer in the streets,” Mr. Harris said.
On one of a handful of trips to CitiField this summer, my good friend Ed mentioned this article about Willets Point. Really interesting look inside the neighborhood.