Tag: uber

  • Perspective on Silicon Valley

    Om Malik has a great post titled “Arista, Uber, Silicon Valley” which presents some much needed perspective on overhyped social companies by contrasting Uber with the less sexy Arista Networks. Worth a read: Last week, at least, to me was perfect illustration of how and what media perceives as technology. Everywhere you looked, you saw […]

  • An intriguing Uber platform play

    Imagine Uber, the on demand driver service, that has been gaining traction here in South Africa wasn’t just about being able to call a car to get somewhere pretty much at a whim? What if that is just a proof of concept for a broader platform strategy? This thought came to me during my introductory […]