They can do whatever they want with pricing and compensation; they can deactivate you as a driver whenever they want,” said a man who drives for three ride-sharing services in San Francisco and asked that his name be withheld for fear of being blacklisted. “Nobody has my back.
What was that Paul Graham quote about Uber being so virtuous that you can measure how corrupt cities are by their resistance to it?
Uber A robust regulatory organization is so obviously a good thing that you can measure how corrupt cities are by how hard they try to suppress it.”
Found it, and fixed it.
When you bring a 924 or 944 to a LeMons race, you can feel confident that you’ll start the race among the front-runners for the Heroic Fix and I Got Screwed trophies. Here we see Heroic Fix–winning Porch Racing at the ’12 Sears Pointless race in March. Their 944′s engine lost oil pressure and started making alarming hammering noises, so the team dispatched a crew to the nearest self-service junkyard and picked up another 944 engine.
That engine also turned out to be bad, so the Porch Racing crew spent all Saturday night and most of Sunday morning building one good engine out of two bad ones. On a couple of Infineon Raceway’s picnic tables. In the rain. This was a fairly typical LeMons 944 race weekend.
To be a truly creative company, you must start things that might fail.