Posts Tagged ‘self-driving car’

It feels like at least once every six months someone claims that technological innovations will make high speed rail obsolete or unnecessary, despite the fact that HSR continues to thrive all over the world. This time it’s UCSB economist Dick Startz, arguing in the LA Times that driverless cars make HSR unnecessary: High-speed rail might […]

Nov 30th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Update: Brad Templeton responded late Friday afternoon in a comment on this post. Today Forbes’s website published a rather odd article by Brad Templeton of something called “Singularity University,” a research outfit in Silicon Valley that claims to be working on the technologies that will solve human problems. The article claims that high speed rail […]

Sep 4th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized