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August 26th, 2009

The Equilibrium Concept: A Car That Acts Like A Person

Abstract:
Sure, some of Romkes's ideas for the all-electric, artificial-intelligence-laden vehicle are far-fetched -- or at least, have yet to be invented -- like the exterior surface. Romke calls it "rubber metal," and it's made both flexible and rigid by the use of nanotechnology. The fictional material can also change from opaque to transparent, opening up the possibility for a car that can blush if embarrassed (fluid leak maybe?). The seats are envisioned to be covered with a polymer inner skin that's dynamically formed into different shapes by electricity, to adapt to a driver's body.

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