I Stepped Into the World’s First Full-Size Hyperloop Capsule

As I was driving from Malaga to Cadiz for the unveiling of the first full-scale Hyperloop capsule, I got stuck on a simple math problem: “If it takes me two and a half hours to travel this 150-mile route, then the Hyperloop would take...” Oh, what does it matter? The road is steep and the chances that someone will build a giant tube between both cities are scarce, at least in my lifetime. Then all of a sudden, I ran into a thick fog — courtesy of the Strait of Gibraltar — and thought: “Well, this is the perfect metaphor for the Hyperloop. No one knows what’s next or where the limit is.” Now that I have seen it in person, I am even more uncertain about its future. Read More >>