The case for the sharing economy

The sharing economy is not only a different way of presenting services such as Uber or Airbnb, but actually a wide range of companies that operate on the basis of shared resources to maximise their utility. Innovations in this area, however, require rethinking  the State’s current authorisation system to give more flexibility to companies, employees […]

A thank you letter to Uber

When we think about people in the public eye we should thank, we think of figures such as Mother Teresa (we’ll let Christopher Hitchens spin in his grave at this mention) or Princess Diana, who virtuously stood out because of their charity work. However, it is demonstrably true that the people who create the technology […]

Οι οδηγοί ταξί κινδυνεύουν από τις ρυθμίσεις, όχι από την καινοτομία

Η οργή των οδηγών ταξί σε ολόκληρο τον κόσμο απέναντι στις υπηρεσίες συνεπιβατισμού όπως η Uber ή η Lyft είναι σημάδι ενός μονοπωλίου που πεθαίνει. Αν οι οδηγοί ταξί δεν θύμωναν με τη συμμετοχική οικονομία, τότε θα υπήρχε κάποιο λάθος.

The angrier your taxi driver is, the better

The temper tantrums thrown by taxi drivers around the world, when it comes to ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, is indicative of a dying monopoly. If your taxi driver wasn’t angry at the gig economy, then something would be wrong.

Wéi de François Bausch d’Stater Transportwiesen Revolutionéiere Kann

Säit dem éischte September ass zu Lëtzebuerg d’Taxireform a Kraaft, duerch déi d’Regierung d’Unzuel un Taxilizenze vergréissert huet an der Clientèle d’Méiglechkeet gëtt hiren Auto selwer ze wielen. Wann de François Bausch allerdéngs ee richtege Changement an der lëtzebuerger Aarbechtswelt an am Transportwiese maache wëll, da muss hien sech aktiv Gesetzesännerunge staark maachen déi Entreprise wéi […]