Forget Artificial Intelligence, the ‘gig economy’ is a human automation problem

Automating our lives is very quickly becoming the new normal. Not only do robots and machines and phones make checking the weather, turning off lights, setting alarms and the most menial of life tasks that we used to have to do ourselves automatic Continue reading “Forget Artificial Intelligence, the ‘gig economy’ is a human automation problem”

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Get $50 off a Lyft from Las Vegas Airport to the strip with this promo code

Now you can officially take a Lyft from Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport to the Vegas strip – the first car sharing service to operate in Vegas. Continue reading “Get $50 off a Lyft from Las Vegas Airport to the strip with this promo code”

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Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible. Continue reading “Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco”

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A driverless future with autonomous cars is closer than we think (sorry, Ford)

Times are changing in the automobile industry and it’s not looking good for Ford, Chrysler, and GM. Continue reading “A driverless future with autonomous cars is closer than we think (sorry, Ford)”

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Lyft ‘Line’ will save you boatloads of money during Primetime

If you’re not in a rush and looking for an easy way to save 30-50% on your next Lyft, considering trying out Lyft’s new “Line” service. Continue reading “Lyft ‘Line’ will save you boatloads of money during Primetime”

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Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices

In the battle between ride sharing services, on which side do you land on?   Continue reading “Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices”

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Lyft to start in New York (and why I don’t use Uber)

Lyft was my service of choice in San Francisco, so I was happy to read that we’ll be finally seeing Lyft cars in New York, specifically starting out in Brooklyn and Queens (though not without the expected barriers from the taxi commission). Continue reading “Lyft to start in New York (and why I don’t use Uber)”

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Getting Around: San Francisco’s Diverse Transportation Options

San Francisco Transportation Options

Being new to New York, I am being constantly asked to compare New York with San Francisco. However, being just four months into it, I always reply with some version of “You can’t really compare the two”.

That said, there are some things I miss about San Francisco; my mom, my friends and the weather (sometimes) being three easy answers. And though it’s early, I can confidently say that I miss being in the atmosphere of change that technology brings to the Bay Area.

Technology has made San Francisco into testing ground for new ways of getting old things done; it has allowed easier access to relevant information and has forced more-traditional industries to re-examine how they’ve been doing business.

If you spend more than a couple days in San Francisco, that is most apparent in the number of transportation choices you have. Continue reading “Getting Around: San Francisco’s Diverse Transportation Options”

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