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Will Car Ownership Go The Way Of Horse And Buggy?

A tech reporter who predicted the end of the so-called “landline” telephone theorizes that she will die before buying another car. “I don’t say that because I am particularly old or sick, but because I am at the front end of one of the next major secular trends in tech,” Kara Swisher, editor at large for the technology news website Recode, writes in a New York Times column. “Owning a car will soon be like owning a horse — a quaint hobby, an interesting rarity and a cool thing to take out for a spin on the weekend.”

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  1. R MARK REASBECK from www.USAonly.US , March 25, 2019 at 8:07 p.m.

    This woman is CLUELESS.  Only big congested cities will connect to any of this, but only because they will replace the subway or taxis, with a driverless Uber.  The rest of the "Fly-over" part of the country wants no part of it.  Except for the milk-toast Millennials, driving a car was a right-of-passage.  As i stated many times, I lose connection with my phone , GPS and Sirius radio 10 times on the way to work, and you want to trust millions of bits of informantion per second to a cluster of plastic circuit boards??  Ain't gonna happen.
    Car makers are investing billions in a dead end industry.

    Just last week there was a Chuck Martin story that said 73% of the population "fear" this technology.   It's"the Dumbest Idea of the 21st Century"

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