Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
We might not be fully successful at promoting bike lanes, but I guess it’s also good for the planet if people stop commuting at all?
“Sharing” economy startup Appear (Here) wants to let you book pop-up space for YOUR start up business.
Vermont wants ride-sharing companies to add more insurance to cover personal injuries when drivers don’t have a rider in the car. Uber & Lyft, predictably, are opposing the bill.
Pre-paid cards and Wal-Mart are both generally terrible—but together, they’re trying to get low-income Americans to save.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
Oh Uber, maybe focus less on the gimmicks, and more on making your company less of a dumpster fire?
Interesting first-person account of shareholder activism, by two professors who decided to step out of academia.
Nerd alert! Descartes Labs is building a set of maps that will allow global forecasting.
It’s not every day that a person who admits, in the first paragraph of a story, to making $700K a year writes a piece that I find sympathetic. But this essay on how poverty is a disease—and the cure is not meritocracy—managed to pull it off.