Originally uploaded by Peter Hesseldahl.
Speaking of futuristic taxis:
Here's a snapshot from a cab in Tokyo.
Old world: white gloved chauffeur, in cap and uniform. Immaculately clean interior, including white lace seat covers.
New world: Headset dangling from his ear, satellite navigation, various unidentified hi-tech.
Driving through Tokyo, the metropolis itself a mix of ancient traditions and Beyond Bladerunner.