The "north of the South Pole" answers are more correct...because good luck walking the open waters around the North Pole.
Shouldn't *all* water in the solar system be older than the Sun? Pretty much everything heavier than Lithium should be older than the Sun, except the results of radioactive decay from elements that, again, were older than the Sun.
I'm guessing that he's not taking submissions...just pursuing things on his own?
The original poster was being sarcastic.
We don't need to build all the intervening tubes, do we? Just get it up to speed, then launch it every 5 miles or so; I'm sure we can catch them safely.
Synapses are the space between neurons wherein chemical interactions communicate impulses from one neuron to another. They have nothing to do with memory, of which we are currently aware.
Why is there an assumption that this will only get used while cars are on public roads?
The problem that I see is that the vast majority of tech workers are not employed by large corporations; they work for small and medium-sized companies and often fill one-off positions. While it could be possible for the engineers at the big corporations to unionize, for the unions to have enough reps to negotiate with all of those small businesses on behalf of the tech workers, would probably be cost prohibitive.