Lab Notes

The Disruption Cometh

 

The Washington Post’s Uber article is such a mind-blowing story I can hardly sit down.

After just five years, Uber can now deliver a ride to over 43% of Americans within five minutes. AND… The median salary for an UberX driver in NYC is over $90k, compared to $30k for a cab driver.

Every single business that relies on a middle man or regulatory agency as a barrier to entry or pricing protection needs to take notice.

Digital disruption does not respect established boundaries.

Over the next 5 years, we’re going to witness an all-out assault on any category or industry where imbalance exists between supply and demand (or between service expectations and service reality). AirBNB, Uber and TaskRabbit are just the beginning.

What a great time to be alive.

 

When I was your age we had these things called “taxis”

How Uber has changed the game.

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Recognizing ideas people will actually want 

Inside Garrett Camp’s methods that helped build Uber and StumbleUpon.

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At GoKart Labs, we specialize in Invention & Business Strategy, User Experience & Design, Web & Mobile Software Development, and Digital Marketing. To find out more about becoming a client, call 612.454.4012.

 

A stirred—not shaken—cocktail of cool calculation and wild creativity, Don is the high-beam examination of all things we create, build and release to the world, keeping us on-task, on-budget and all of our work on-point. He’s also a freakishly fine musician, as well as the spark that ignited an online education revolution.

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