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.
Blah blah blah, expensive. They're full spectrum and fully programmable; I'm going to be teaching my daughter how to hack with these things. Halloween is going to be awesome.
Blah blah blah, better ways to do it. If you're so much smarter, *you* go create a Kickstarter so successful that it has to be prematurely ended.
Blah blah blah, wifi pollution. Really? I'll take you seriously on that topic matter when you stop using microwaves to "cook" the vast majority of your meals.
What's a trade show?
A bunch of companies in the same industry getting together at a convention centre to show off their new products to the general public, and to each other. Occasionally, there are lectures. Comicon, Home and Garden Show, Consumer Electronics show, etc, are all trade shows.
You forgot the part about there being lots of drinking and other extra-curricular activities.
I don't car if it has to be self-driving, networked, and tracks when and where I go: my commute is long, dangerous, and happens predictably.
I want my personal flying machine!
I'll take my old-school ground vehicle when I want control.
Clearly, you haven't been exposed to any statistics about the security of one's life inside a prison.