Episode 6: Marketplace Rant on Airbnb, Uber and Hipcamp
Airbnb is driving up rents and pricing locals out of their cities. Uber is why gridlock has increased. Marketplaces like Uber and Airbnb connect buyers and sellers. They are hailed as being a brilliant idea leading the way towards a gig economy and many people use them on a daily basis as a less expensive way to travel. This rant examines the negative impacts on society and how the system falls down when something goes wrong.