When it comes to thinking big, the Hyperloop is about as big as it gets. Well, excluding space travel, we guess.
Guest Post Jim Zemlin is the executive director of the Linux Foundation.
The Hyperloop is little more than a pipe dream at this point, and it could very well never happen. Which means it’s ripe for parody and exaggeration.
There’s a lot more to know about the Hyperloop — a high-speed train-in-a-tube that makes all other high-speed trains look like they’re stuck in first gear.
Elon Musk revealed plans for his radical new form of transportation called the Hyperloop today, and yes, it really does look cool.
“I think I kind of shot myself by ever mentioning the Hyperloop,” he said. “I don’t have any plans to execute, because I must remain focused on SpaceX and Tesla.”
While Musk plans to reveal information about his Hyperloop transportation system, he will give it over to the community to build.
Elon Musk will reveal plans for his high-speed “Hyperloop” next month. But we have a sneak peek, thanks to the audacious imagination of an independent engineer.
Musk will not pursue a patent on “the Hyperloop,” a futuristic transport project that will take passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes.
Editor’s Pick In remarks at D11 today, Musk came across as a visionary leader who, unlike his peers, actually knows what the hell he’s doing and isn’t afraid to say what he thinks.