Come Saturday Morning: Yup, Hyperloop’s a Joke

By: Saturday August 17, 2013 6:45 am

Even the economic experts agree: Don’t believe the hype(rloop). Even the most generous outsider estimates of the cost of Musk’s plan say that he’s underestimated the cost by a factor of ten.

 

Come Saturday Morning: The PRT Boondoggle

By: Saturday August 6, 2011 6:30 am

It’s interesting to see conservative efforts to mimic public works and infrastructure: They’re inevitably generally inferior to and do a worse job than the public works they emulate, and their main activities seem to be engaging in outright fraud and scammery, as well as manipulating the racist fears of their chosen white marks in order to separate them from their tax money, and so leave less and less money for the legitimate public institutions being badly imitated.

As it is with charter schools, so it is with the boondoggle called “Personal Rapid Transit”, or PRT for short.

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