Monday, October 23, 2017

#Uber #helps #mental #health #issues

Uber helps those with mental health issues – what are they left with now? http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwlOKQkDY http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/uber-ban-tfl-lifted-drivers-gig-economy-regulation-safety-mental-health-illness-wellbeing-depression-a7965796.html But my research suggests that Uber has been providing a valuable – and currently irreplaceable – service to those living with mental ill health. Anyone who’s suffered from depression knows the physical, mental and emotional strain of

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Uber: The Psychology of Manipulation

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/04/02/technology/uber-drivers-psychological-tricks.html?_r=1 To keep drivers on the road, the company has exploited some people’s tendency to set earnings goals — alerting them that they are ever so close to hitting a precious target when they try to log off. It has even concocted an algorithm similar to a Netflix feature that automatically

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Californian Uber driver saves child from trafficking

Vigilant Uber driver leads police to child sex trafficking victim https://t.co/YIfNwOo6Pg— Andrew J.S. Willis (@ajswillis) January 10, 2017 Police in California arrested two women on suspicion of pimping a 16-year-old girl after an Uber driver overheard them talking about an imminent meeting with a client, according to multiple reports. Elk Grove authorities

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