This is absolutely brilliant! I loved the article and the concept. What I found even more impressive was your replies to some of the more pessimistic replies to your ideas where a problem was presented and you were able to solve it. It showed the scale on which you have thought of this and you are well aware of the challenges and risks that come…
I, for the most part, would like this idea. However, I think it would require a much longer transition time than you mention. Not so much because of lack of technology or even people’s willingness to adjust, but because of what we currently have. When culture changed from small little buildings down the street to office skyscrapers and apartment…
Great article, made my day! I think if we can remove the stresses of living and travel costs and the environmental strain all will be well.
The true problem is not capability; it’s the people that would intentionally limit that capability to remain rich. This silent form of violence kills many people.
One of the best “reports from the near future” I’ve read. Similar but cooler than one I wrote on http://medium.com/tbdinsider about Amazon delivering me in a people pod called “Carriage.” Would love to see you write more of these, maybe become an editor of TBDInsider.
Fascinating stuff but not sure how many people would go on holidays with their family to sleep in stackable pods in Sydney tower 7. It sounds more niche than mainstream.
The world would have to change a lot for me to consider relocating the yearly family holiday into a stackable pod complex!