Insights · August 30th, 2016

Recently I was interviewed by “The Fruit Guys,” an interesting company and newsletter/blog in Silicon Valley. They deliver healthy food to companies, but write on all kinds of subjects of interest to the high tech community and other businesses.

The focus of the story was the future of cars and commuting. I talked again about autonomous and shared vehicles, and the challenge of getting through the gap during which autonomous vehicles might share the road with human driven vehicles. I suggest that the gap might be managed by initially restricting self-driving cars to special lanes, zones or regions, until the car fleet has turned over (which take about 20 years).

I think you will like this well written story by Mark Saltveit, “The End of the Car Commute

Business & Economy Transportation

Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA, and has worked with over 300 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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