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Tag Archives: transportation

Being Human in a ‘Smartified’ World [IoT Asia, Singapore]

The Internet of Things has the potential to bring humans closer to each other and to the places where we live and visit, yet a lot of the projects undertaken, especially on the public side, don’t take humans into account much at all, except as something to be managed. To get the full benefit of… Continue Reading

Little mysteries [post 47/100]

This morning I updated my iPhone to the latest version of iOS. About an hour later, I left for the airport. My phone was in my jacket pocket, as usual. My headphones were in and I was listening to music on Spotify, as usual. Only this time everything got a bit weird. First, the music… Continue Reading

Uber: another side to the story (part 2) [post 24/100]

Yesterday I started a post about what lies under the usual Uber arguments. Today it continues… 4. Uber shows you (the gaps in) the local market In London, UberEx is almost always a better experience than the local minicab company. Having spoken to loads of Uber drivers, I now know that the best of them… Continue Reading

Uber: another side to the story (part 1) [post 23/100]

I can’t seem to get away from Uber lately – if it’s not another article on its disruptive genius or its double-digit-billions valuation, it’s another article about its equally disruptive misogyny. While both of these are valid discussions, I think there’s more to the picture than I see in a lot of the stories about… Continue Reading