Thursday, May 30, 2013
Elon Musk teases Hyperloop
Snip from The Verge:

The rapid transit system would connect downtown Los Angeles with San Francisco, 380 miles away. Musk told the crowd that more details for the project would be available on June 20th.
Musk denigrated California’s current high speed rail plans, pointing out that the bullet train currently under consideration will be both the slowest in the world and most expensive per mile — “not the superlatives you’re looking for.” In contrast, the Hyperloop would be “a cross between a Concorde, a rail gun, and an air hockey table.” Musk joked, “even if I’m wrong about the economic assumptions, it would be a really fun ride.”

[read more] [Hyperloop on Wikipedia] [in detail @businessinsider] [via reddit] [picture by Klaus Bürgle]

Elon Musk teases Hyperloop

Snip from The Verge:

The rapid transit system would connect downtown Los Angeles with San Francisco, 380 miles away. Musk told the crowd that more details for the project would be available on June 20th.

Musk denigrated California’s current high speed rail plans, pointing out that the bullet train currently under consideration will be both the slowest in the world and most expensive per mile — “not the superlatives you’re looking for.” In contrast, the Hyperloop would be “a cross between a Concorde, a rail gun, and an air hockey table.” Musk joked, “even if I’m wrong about the economic assumptions, it would be a really fun ride.”

[read more] [Hyperloop on Wikipedia] [in detail @businessinsider] [via reddit] [picture by Klaus Bürgle]

Notes

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    I identify with this guy! He’s not afraid to think big. He’s over old ideas and looks to what we can’t do yet as what we...
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    I’m not too sure about the credibility of this idea, but it would be pretty cool
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    The creator of the future?
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