YouTuber JeffHK is a merchant marine who mounted a camera aboard a cargo ship for a 30-day trip from the Red Sea to Hong Kong. The result is this timelapse video, which captures incredible views of stars, weather, and shipping traffic.
We were curious how far that journey appears on a map, so we mocked that up. (Caveat: This certainly isn't an accurate martime map, we are not sailors, and JeffHK warns us that we probably don't want to be.)
That's a really long way. We're entirely guessing here, but this must be what a Hyperloop on a boat would look like.
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We might be from Athens or Corinth (or the United States or Mexico) as an accident of birth, but in a deeper sense we are all members of the same global polis. We would be well advised to start acting like it.