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This was a sad yet unsurprising thing to see come out of this morning’s CEO summit at the Trump White House: White House NEC director Gary Cohn says @elonmusk thinks we "can tunnel the entire United States" and can "beat high speed rail" — David Shepardson (@davidshepardson) April 4, 2017 There’s really nothing more fitting […]

Apr 4th, 2017 | Filed under Uncategorized

This shouldn’t come as any surprise, but the latest financial disclosure documents show that the estimated cost of the Hyperloop has soared. It’s further indication this thing is not ready for prime time and surely is not any kind of substitute for high speed rail: In his 2013 paper that set the tech world abuzz […]

Oct 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized
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This week we learned that the Hyperloop might go into actual service not in California, not in Nevada…but in Dubai. And it might not carry passengers, instead it would carry cargo. Which is fine. Whatever. More power to ’em. But this is further evidence that the Hyperloop is not nearly ready for prime time for […]

Aug 19th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized
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Not only is the Hyperloop a fantasy idea with severe technical and political impediments to ever getting built – the main company working on the project is facing major lawsuits alleging the company is rife with “nepotism, waste, and assault”: How the relationship between the leading investor and the founding chief executive of Hyperloop Technologies […]

Jul 14th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized
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