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When we envision the not so far off future of transportation, travel, and accommodation, words like “autonomous” and “modularity” become key players in a globalized concept that makes daily essentials cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and disruptive of archaic, wasteful industries.

This Hackernoon article examines how the “inevitable reality of on-demand self-driving cars poses a huge looming existential risk to the entire auto industry” and how “Lego skyscrapers” and “decentralized cities” are realistically our future horizons. By 2025, all new vehicles produced are predicted to be 100% electric.

  • Modular driverless rooms break-down cliché assumptions about what futuristic transportation.
  • In the new generation of driverless vehicles, two electric motors replace the combustion engine and other features are simplified due to functional requirements. Driverless vehicles are described as “simply rooms sitting atop an all-electric drivetrain and rechargeable battery pack with a few extra visual, laser or radar sensors.”
  • The new driverless rooms offer the infinite potential to accommodate experiences and activities from offices to gyms to housing staples like bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens.
  • The refinement and redefinition of autonomous driverless rooms will strike a serious blow to auto manufacturing — offering a solution that is less expensive and more intuitive for consumers, as well as being easier on the planet and natural resources.
  • Decentralized modular cities offer a compelling solution to flexible construction and enhanced housing options, leveraging blockchain technology and removing the need for human landlords.

I read the article mentioned above ( and thought it was interesting. While I am not offering an endorsement of a strategy, tactics, thoughts, service nor a company or author, the information was intellectually stimulating and thoughtful and worth a review.