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The Revolution Will Be Kuhnian.

Hyperloop tried and failed

I don't have the patience for tech manifestos and I don't even really have the second order patience necessary to closely read a fellow blogger's summary of a tech manifesto. But if Elon Musk's proposed Hyperloop is what it seems to be after looking over the shoulder of someone else's copy of The Express: a super sized drive-up banking vacuum tube, then I have news for you. That was actually the exact design of the original experimental subway tried out in New York.

Cause = Poverty; Effect = Less Marriage

SCP: Wrongness as political strategy