As Uber was in the midst of its IPO, Uber drivers went on strike demanding a living wage. The New York Times cautioned drivers with the following headline: “Strike All You Want. Uber Won’t Pay a Living Wage.” What is a living wage? A living wage...

Launching in August, 2008, Airbnb embarked on a mission to transform the way homeowners make use of their property. In less than two months, the stock market would crash and metastasize into a prolonged and persistent financial crisis that would create the largest disruption to...

In 2018, UVertz was born with a dollar and a dream. In 2019, that dream becomes a reality. UVertz will be featured on the roads of Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Atlanta, and...

Both Uber and Airbnb fundamentally changed the transportation and hospitality industries by altering the way car owners and homeowners make use of their property. Uber reassessed the value of labor. Airbnb redefined the value of space. One day while stuck in traffic, John Z. Shafai...

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