Om Malik writing about the future of transportation:
Just as iPhone made us rethink what we should expect from a phone and changed our behavior, a company like Uber is slowly changing our relationship with the car. Much like Tinder, which has changed the perception of what is romance, on-demand mobility is essentially training us for a future where ownership is a luxury.
Some really good thoughts in this post. What struck me the most: pre-iPhone, Motorola, Nokia, and BlackBerry were the kings of the mobile phone industry. Post iPhone it is Apple, HTC, and Samsung (among others). Will the same happen for the car industry?
Does GM, Ford, and others go the way of Nokia and Motorola? It sure seems like they don’t have the business mindset, and technological talent, to succeed.