Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it. Look up "Dollar" Bill Wirtz. When he owned the Chicago Blackhawks, he pulled them from local TV and Radio... Continue Readingthinking it would FORCE fans to watch them in person. Instead, he single handedly destroyed the fan base to almost nothing and could barely give tickets away. When he died, his son took over, put them back on local TV and the fanbase skyrocketed, profits rose, and now they are a force to reckon with in the NHL. Make the product harder to acquire, and people will find a new product. Sorry TV monopolies, your profiteering days are over.
Company provides new service. Drivers, riders, and company are very satisfied with this new service. Drivers have jobs. Riders have rides showing up in minutes. Company makes money being the... Continue Readingmiddle man. Company makes a lot of money by providing amazing service. Government comes along and wants its take of the proceeds. Government comes up with all manner of ridiculous bull to fine company and try and make it harder for drivers to drive.
I get it. Government is corrupt as hell. Government sees money and lusts for it. It is so dumb. The worst part is companies have to comply. Uber has to pay whatever the settlement is. Because they make more money in the long term staying in the city. So the city will come along once in a while to claim its "protection fee" for Uber doing business in the city. It is so sick. So sick. Why don't ALL cities that have Uber drivers and riders sue? Why only these big cities? Because the big cities are corrupt, and make it their job to go after companies for their money any way they can.
This is my perspective as an Uber driver.
Definitely cognitive computing is the new disruptive technology, but how many CEO's can even understand the potential. Seems the average non techie CEO is a little lost linking strategic intent... Continue Readingto the leading edge technologies. The first step is for them to acknowledge their indifference. Boards must become more tech savvy or find the companies they govern floundering with mediocrity. This means big change and depends on alert Chairpersons.