People of color have been dealing with racist cabbies for decades, and according to a new study, that discrimination is alive and well in the world of ride-hailing apps. Not only are black people more likely to wait longer or have their ride cancelled, women in general also are getting taken for a ride—to either…
The task of competing with logistics giants Uber and Lyft seems more soul-crushing than ever. Uber’s valued at something like $70 billion. Lyft has those pink mustaches. How’s the everyman cab supposed to compete? Government support, of course.
Part of what artists are great at is re-contextualizing technology in weird and often amazing ways. That is exactly what artist Jacob Tonski did for a recent installation that involved balancing a 19th century sofa upright on one leg. The result is Inception-like wonderment.