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Spatel @Rjrasva
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Some technology is impossible or economically unviable(flying cars)

Level 5 autonomy belongs in same realm as do several of Musk's transit schemes
Hyping such BS leads to death of viable alternatives at hands of likes of Randal O'Toole thx to retard voters
Musk said front of some international astronautical congress

BFR -Earth to Earth: BUSTED!

No1 called him out on it & instead it got hyped
I hope no1 in gov't takes it seriously & delays or stops building normal airports because this will be reality soon
Regular cars themselves were originally hyped with things like "will free man from drudgery of walking/cycling/slow travel/presence of strangers". That worked for a time when 20% of pop had them but when almost every1 gets a car, it won't work in cities because a city by def is
finite space with density & u cannot widen roads infinitely to accommodate rush hr traffic. Some countries lyk UK destroyed 1000's of miles of rail track as they bought into car hype. Japan wisely didn't & instead expanded rail while discouraging pvt transit to reduce oil imports
Where’s my jetpack?
Posted on November 29, 2010
From page 24 of Traffic In Towns, the 1963 Buchanan Report to the Minister of Transport:…
in the steam-driven 1950s, the government was advised it was a waste of money to invest heavily in the railways. They were a soon to be obsolete form of transport - since in 30 years' time its passengers would instead be taking to the skies in helicopters…
Losing Track - 7 - Cars And Concrete
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