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Live by the Algorithm, Die by Same

Think your fancy, all-seeing algorithm can’t be gamed? So do the fools at Uber. Unfortunately, it looks like Uber drivers can just switch off the app at once and trigger surge pricing. No complicated competing algorithm, no data scientists needed. Complex … Continue reading

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What happens when everyone is a part-timer?

I’ve tried to live my business life following the adage “If my neighbor doesn’t have a job, sooner or later I won’t either.” I believe that strong communities exist when there is mutual respect, free exchange of ideas (good and … Continue reading

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