[guardian-dev] Free Software Ride Hailing Systems?
abram stern (aphid)
aphid at ucsc.edu
Mon Apr 10 13:19:04 EDT 2017
I'm pretty sure I saw Trebor Scholz give a talk that mentioned some open
source code &infrastructure that taxi coops were using. Maybe on one of
the digital labor/platform cooperativism streams.. I'll see if I can find
On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 10:14 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <
hans at guardianproject.info> wrote:
> Nathan of Guardian:
> > On Sat, Apr 8, 2017, at 10:57 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> >> Its always seemed to me that building the software behind things like
> >> Uber and Lyft would not be so hard. If there was a free software
> >> version, then all of these taxi companies around the world would be able
> >> to compete with the monopolistic Uber juggernaut. And there would be
> >> lots of opportunity to make the software respect privacy.
> >> With Uber banned in Italy and other places, it seems like are some good
> >> opportunities for this:
> >> http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/D6tvS06-
> > Have you seen this: LibreTaxi.org ?
> > https://github.com/ro31337/libretaxi
> I did see that, it looks like a promising start, but not very far along.
> Something to follow at least.
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Abram Stern (aphid)
PhD Student, Film and Digital Media
University of California, Santa Cruz
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