@aral 'share economy', the big plague
@aral Brussels and Amsterdam just have given 9 million to two startups in A’dam for exploiting electrical sharing bikes for tourists.Completely idiotic because there are too many bikes here, you need to be experienced for electric ridingin this city and most tourists are not, and those sharingbikes are a source of datamining.
@KeaW *sigh* And if one of those startups exits to a Silicon Valley datamining firm, they will celebrate that as a success story and an example of European “innovation”.
I hope you punched the parasites.
@Voline I’m generally non-violent :)
Slogans like "Disrupt, or be disrupted" or "Be the disruptor" etc. are all 'Moving fast and break things' plots, where the human(e) aspects are not fully considered, and rather a VC driven vision of quickly taking some perceived market niche and making loads of money, are the real drivers.
@humanetech Viruses disrupt. 🦠
@aral They sure do. But I hear that many small Bacteriophages can fight them successfully, where old methods like antibiotics are increasingly less successful :)
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