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Tortoise Mobile Smart Stores

Imagine having your stuff available to everyone, just driving around.


(Tortoise Mobile Smart Stores)

This is a cool idea, as you can see under development, but science fiction writer Karl Schroeder had a similar idea he called forward warehousing, described in his 2019 novel Stealing Worlds.

"Forward warehousing" has finally come to Dayton: all round the city dozens of cars have rented out their trunks, which contain cigars and scotch and stuff. Every now and then one of these trunks will pop open, seemingly at random and often while the car is driving, and a drone carrying a bottle of Talisker's or Oban will zip off at right angles, delivering the package to a waiting customer and justifying the company's promise: Five minutes or it's free.

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