[Homestead] Making city-imcompatible cars compatible
genegerue at ruralize.com
Wed Sep 8 11:24:41 EDT 2004
>The comparison of design and architecture with language may be useful, but
>is metaphorical, not literal. And language only begins with grammar. It is
>one thing to speak or write correctly, another to do so with meaning and
>feeling. The Media Lab's car will need some rhetoric, some prosody,
>perhaps even some poetry to become more than an academic exercise.
Smaller, smarter, non-polluting cars are a big step forward. Apparently,
even MIT thinking is stuck in the old transportation corridors. The
ultimate city people-mover system will use no roads, no parking spaces, no
multi-story garages, all of which space has better uses.
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