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PJK Podcast: Exploring Digital Life

6 EpisodesProduced by Patrick J. KearneyWebsite

With 30 years' experience in digital media, he's launched products & services that have become ubiquitous in our lives and seen the incredible impact technology has for both good and bad. Revising the 2004 original PJK Podcast, host Patrick Kearney is back with his latest insights on digital life. S… read more

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S02E05 Hotspot Apps for Rideshare Drivers

The "Gig Economy" is growing every year, with ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft representing a large segment. If you drive for one of these services, you want to utilize every advantage to maximize your earnings in a crowded (or not crowded, for that matter) market. On this episode, I drive for both Uber and Lyft while testing two third-party "Hotspot" apps. These apps claim to inform drivers where to go in order to enjoy the most business. Do they work? Let's find out. Along the way, you'll learn some tips and tricks to being a rideshare driver.

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