Disappointing to see academics implicated in the Uber Files. It’s a compelling example of how research funding is contingent on public and private interests. Of course, public interests are generally less worrying than Uber funding research perceived to be positive and profitable, but there are still times I have questions about the NSF’s priorities. link to ‘Uber paid academics six-figure sums for research to feed to the media’
🔗 linkblog: my thoughts on 'Uber lobbied and used 'stealth' tech to block scrutiny, according to new report : NPR'
This seems pretty gross so far. I wonder how much more will come out of these leaks. link to ‘Uber lobbied and used ‘stealth’ tech to block scrutiny, according to new report : NPR’