"I am so pumped up!"
The numbers, as reported by JP Mangalindan for Fortune, are staggering:
The San Francisco Cab Drivers Association (SFCDA), an association for registered taxi drivers that promotes fair working conditions and business practice, reports that one-third of the 8,500 or so taxi drivers in San Francisco – over 2,800 – have ditched driving a registered cab in the last 12 months to drive for a private transportation startup like Uber, Lyft or Sidecar instead.
Read that again. One-third. Twelve months. We tend to throw around the term “disruption” way too often these days, basically stripping it of all meaning. But this is actual disruption. And it’s disruption in such a short amount of time that it can truly be felt by all.
(hat tip to lefthandedlibra)
Saga #16 cover. I’ve never done sixteen of anything before!
Here it is: The trailer to the new Wikileaks movie, “The Fifth Estate,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the man in question, Julian Assange. As you might guess, Wikileaks has already commented on this. (via @AlexJamesFitz)
Should be interesting. Of course, anything with Cumberbatch is.
That’s not an iron throne. This is an iron throne.