The Vancouver Sun interviewed Marc-David Seidel, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, for a story on the impacts of a technology-based job market.
Seidel said tech giants that have disrupted long-established industries could soon be obsolete and decentralization will increase.
“Right now, if you drive for Uber, they take X percentage of your revenue,” he said. “They have to take an operational expense for them and a profit for their shareholders. In the future, you as the driver are going to be transacting directly with the rider.”