Uber, Gig Economy: “The Brutality of the System Is Being Lost on Those Who Actually Use These Apps”

Cross-posted from Naked Capitalism

Izabella Kaminska has been an Uber skeptic for some time (see Why Uber’s capital costs will creep ever higher and The taxi unicorn’s new clothes). In this video, she signs up as a gig economy worker and uses her experience to explore what she argues is a new form of feudalism. I particularly like her reference to Snow Crash.

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