Uber is Toast

Do you know what's going to be one of the biggest disruptors here very shortly is the fact that the number one occupation in the United States is "driver", and because we're going to have automated driving, trucks, taxis, I will tell you it's going to be a gigantic disruptor moving forward.
-- Gary Johnson, 2016 Third Party Presidential Debate, Part 1

And here I was complaining about the lack of flying cars...

I had missed the announcement a few days ago from Elon Musk and Tesla automobiles ("auto" as in self-driven--by the car) would be able to drive from L.A. to New York without human assistance by the end of 2017. On top of that, Tesla subtly threw down the gauntlet to Uber (as in Ubermensch?) and announced, in effect, that it will partially control what Tesla purchasers can do with their cars: