WESTWOOD — A new study by the Semel Institute of Neuroscience produced findings which suggest that Uber drivers are sentient beings, and can hear your conversations.
“We were floored, because for years, scientists and laypeople alike have reserved their most private talks for after they cram into a random Jeep Cherokee at 1AM,” said principal investigator Dr. Becca Weiser, whose prior life work suggested that janitors have emotions.
“Yes, occasionally riders will unearth the huge, lifeless dude-Roomba™ that we reckoned all Uber drivers were. But our study found that over 98% of the time, they’re people.”
“This was true even when you and your friends had conversations where you ranked your most fuckable cousins, revealed that you believe the elderly should die, or said, ‘Don’t tell anybody this, but I have a ritual of plucking out other people’s eyelashes when they aren’t looking and mashing them into one big eyelash ball which I stuff into my pocket and nibble on throughout the day. Eyelashes are my favorite food.’”
At press time, Dr. Weiser confirmed that yes, your Uber driver even heard you on the phone that one time.