Liz Gannes

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Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Conan Share a Lyft Car (Video)

Peer-to-peer ride-sharing service Lyft just got its first big celebrity endorsement, of sorts. Via Conan O’Brien, here’s “Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Conan Share a Lyft Car”:

The conceit is that Lyft drivers are just regular people, and they’ll go along with whatever wacky and not-super-legal ideas the trio come up with, and let it be filmed from every angle. It’s funny.

(Of course, the stickler in me notes that the Lyft app helps people settle up automatically, but they needed a way to end it.)

(Not safe for work, although it has been bleeped.)


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik