Don't Be Evil
February 1st, 2021
1 hr 20 mins 45 secs
About this Episode
Welcome to Code Completion, Episode 20! We are a group of iOS developers and educators hoping to share what we love most about development, Apple technology, and completing your code!
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Today, we discuss:
- Indie App Spotlight
- Ethics in Software and Tech
Also, join us for #CompleteTheCode and Compiler Error, two segments that test both your knowledge and our knowledge on Swift, Apple, and all things development!
Be sure to check out the apps featured in the Indie App Spotlight: Code Conf by Paweł Madej and Hour Blocks by James Saeed.
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Complete the Code
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1 - Lyft’s CEO sued Uber for allegedly and on multiple occasions sending escorts to his private home, as a supposed retaliation and intimidation tactic against Lyft’s then-expansion into New York City, which was settled for $2M.
2 - An antitrust lawsuit was filed against Uber by a passenger claiming collusion with drivers to raise prices, which later got dramatic when Uber privately investigated said passenger using “fraudulent and arguably criminal conduct”.
3 - A former Uber driver filed a lawsuit against Uber regarding its star rating system, which the plaintiff claims disproportionately leads to the firing of people who are not white or who speak with accents.
4 - As recently as August, California's labor commissioner is once again suing Uber and Lyft, claiming the companies are stealing wages from drivers by "willfully misclassifying" them as contractors instead of employees.