Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Elon Musk Is Serious About Starting A Boring Company

In the December 23 post "Elon Musk Considering A Boring Company" I forgot to include the response of one of Mr. Musk's fans:
Here's the latest via The Verge:

Elon Musk: 'Without tunnels, we will all be in traffic hell forever'
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As CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk is a busy man. He wants to save lives by making safer, self-driving cars, and save humanity by starting a colony on Mars. But he also wants to save humanity from traffic.

Elon Musk thinks being stuck in traffic is “soul-destroying” — but, he has a solution: tunnels. Musk has been tweeting about tunnels for a month now, and even said he’s going to build a tunnel boring machine and start digging. In developed cities, we can’t widen roadways, and elevated highways are ugly. So, we dig....MORE
And here are the fanbois and fangrrrls on Twitter.