Uber has been one of those disruptive technology to have emerged in recent times. Thanks to Uber, traditional taxi drivers are taking less money home at the end of the day, while drivers that embraced technology have at least an avenue of earning their daily bread. Of course, the end consumer [commuters] are the ones that are benefiting from all this disruptive technology.
In the words of Mohinder Suresh from NBC’s Drama Series Heroes: “Evolution is an imperfect and often violent process. A battle between what exists, and what is yet to be born. In the midst of these birth pains, morality loses its meaning. The question of good and evil reduced to one simple choice: survive or perish.”
That is exactly how these fleet of self-driving Uber vehicles can be described. Already, Uber has run out traditional taxi drivers out of the market, and they perished. Those that made a decision to survive are now facing a new threat. The self-driving vehicles will make them obsolete and inevitably they will perish.
Driverless taxis will mean the extra charge on fare on the commuters to cover the driver’s …read more