According our class Twitter poll, 94 percent of us (17 out of 18 total respondents) had used Uber within the past week! For many of us, it’s hard to justify owning a car when Uber serves as a much cheaper and more convenient alternative. In this post, I’ll provide an overview of Uber, follow-up on … Continue reading Uber: The Road to Global Dominance
The food delivery industry is currently worth $10 billion, according to Morgan Stanley. It already has a significant place in the American marketplace. And it has so much more room to grow. The total addressable market (TAM) of food eaten off-premis is $210 billion, and analysts are expecting that as the industry matures (as food … Continue reading How We Eat Is Changing Rapidly
...A lot. As you can see, there have been many food delivery startups to come to life since 2011 (even then, this photo only shows those with at least $5 million in funding!). At first these delivery services may not seem like tech-companies...they are! It's similar to how "Amazon was once just a bookstore." There are two … Continue reading How many ways can you get food delivered?
It’s hard to keep track of which companies are working on self-driving cars, especially when glamorous giants like Uber and Google’s spinoff Waymo dominate the conversation. Ashley’s article did a fantastic job summarizing the concept of self-driving cars, so give that a read first! She inspired me to dive deeper into which companies are on … Continue reading Here’s Nearly Every Company Working on Self-Driving Cars
Our class discussions of self-driving cars, virtual reality in the classroom, and increased automation had me thinking— What does all of this mean for us? If human capital is considered the most important asset companies need to grow and innovate, then why are robots taking our jobs? In this blog post, I will discuss the … Continue reading The Rise of the “No-Collar” Class