Category Archives: Elon Musk

Robots – in a workplace near you.

Here at the WorkSmith we’re excited by advances in manufacturing, advances in personal transportation and breakthroughs in automation. Factory Automation In this first of several posts on automation and robotics, we’re going to focus on aspects of Elon Musk’s recent release of his “Master Plan

Jet Set1960s Hyperloop

The Jet Set Hyperloop!

Is Elon Musk’s tube train a blast from the past? The Hyperloop. It’s new – It’s different – It’s amazing! Except that it’s not that new. But it is amazing- and a little different! Low pressure tube travel – Hovering. floating,  levitating-  Rapid low friction

Self Driving PRT Pod Heathrow Airport

PRT- Self Driving Travel Pods On Demand

Small Scale Rapid Transit: In a previous post,  we reviewed Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) options.  In comparison to larger heavy rail systems, Light Rail and Bus Rapid lines each can be less capital intensive, more people friendly, and spur nearby development. The

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