Uber recently launched a new "quiet mode" for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV. Lots of passengers would prefer to skip the small talk in their rideshare, and now they have an option. But it's just there for the fancy rides. I am a little surprised it wasn't rolled out for … [Read more...] about Uber Introduces Quiet Mode
Sometimes you will have passengers with body odor, or they will leave some scent behind, whether it's weed, alcohol, food, or something else. In addition to the assault on your senses, this is also bad because other passengers may give you a lower rating because of the … [Read more...] about Get Ozium to Refresh Your Car After Stinky Passengers
Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work is a book, being released on October 15, 2019, about the gig economy and working for algorithms instead of bosses. Author Alex Rosenblat writes based on her firsthand experience of riding over 5,000 miles with Uber … [Read more...] about Uberland: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Rules of Work
When I am a rideshare passenger I am always happy to see charging cords dangling into the back for my phone. So when I decided to be a rideshare driver myself I went out and got some iPhone charger cables and Android charger cables for my passengers. Maybe they will … [Read more...] about I Got Some iPhone and Android Charging Cords
I am driving in Austin, TX, and there was a time when the city booted out Lyft and Uber and then a bunch of alternatives turned up. There was locally created RideAustin, as well as Fare, Fasten, GetMe, and Wings. But my favorite for a while was Arcade City. This literally … [Read more...] about Should I Drive More Than Uber and Lyft?