Welcome to the new Slope of Hope. What’s so new about it? Looks the same doesn’t it? Well, yes, but it’s what’s going on under the surface that I’m talking about. And I offer to you Exhibit A (by way of reference, the old score was something like 28):(more…)
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I watched this on the flight from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Quite enjoyable, and as you’ve probably guessed, the Apollo 11 mission holds a special place in my heart.
Ride sharing companies are extraordinary success stories, and there’s little wonder why: it’s the perfect app for mobile devices, and who among us doesn’t need a ride from time to time? But the progress, so far, of the two big firms is quite different.
One the one hand, there is the gigantic UBER. Its chart is a complete dud, however. It seems to have reached a state of equilibrium swiftly, and it is just grinding along with diminishing interest.(more…)