Perhaps more than any other technology company, Uber has driven significant debate about the relationship between technology, society, government, and values. The service connecting riders to drivers has disrupted the taxi industry and grown to a valuation of over $40 billion. Read the varied interpretations on the organization's impact to society at large.
Uber, The Rashomon. - John Battelle's Search Blog
Our industry loves a rashomon, and in the past year or two, our collective subject of debate has been Uber. Perhaps the fastest growing company in history (its numbers aren't public, but we'll get to some estimates shortly), Uber has become a vector for some of the most wide-ranging arguments I've ever had regarding the tech industry's impact on society at large.