The Future of… 5 – Travel Inefficiency

In-Sight Publishing

The Future of… 5 – Travel Inefficiency

Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner

June 1, 2017

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Rick Rosner: Because travel is super inefficient in a lot of ways, where the person weights 120-300 pounds. What a person travels in and in America that is often a loaded car, they will weigh 2 to 4 thousand pounds. So you are already wasting a lot of resources by transporting more than 10 times your weight just to run errands and stuff.

Plane travel while efficient in subways is very polluting. Eventually, there will be a pain where a lot of things will be more easily achieved by just remote conferencing. Consider the amount of business we do via phones.

I don’t know what percent of our communicative life is based around a device rather than face-to-face. It has got to be for the average person now, over 75%. Once we get past some uncanny valley, which we’re not approaching via telepresence, more and more people will virtually do more and more of their lives.

I just saw an article without reading it about how much of retail—without seeing an article, that is obvious. Malls and retail strips are just getting eviscerated. So anyway, people are going to move away from transportation.

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Authors[1]

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Rick Rosner

American Television Writer

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Rick Rosner

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Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing

Scott.D.Jacobsen@Gmail.Com

In-Sight Publishing

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