[FoRK] The World Is Not Flat

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Jan 20 01:16:35 PST 2010

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 12:32:29PM -0800, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:
> On Jan 19, 2010, at 12:11 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> > Actual distance is a red herring now because of hyper-efficient shipping.  

You need energy to ship, so if energy/fuel prices go up the
distances start to matter. Depending in fuel availability you
might get a shift to electrified rail or EVs.

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