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Woz explained that he was participating in an expedition planned for December 2007 in which a group will drive Hummers running on hydrogen powered fuel cells from McMurdo Station to the South Pole. Woz said his particular vehicle would be co-piloted by Buzz Aldrin, who walked on the moon in 1969. The expedition is to be filmed in 3D for the director James Cameorn.

Watching the final session via webcast of the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit Steve Wozniak’s casual remark that he was driving to the South Pole in a Hummer in 2007 got my attention. Nothing further was discussed about the expedition during the interview but Eric Savitz got the full story post the event from Woz and shares it here. I wonder how Ben Saunders expedition plans are coming along?

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  1. By Graemes Blog » Blog Archive » on 25 Sep 2006 at 1:02 pm

    […] Last up, it seems Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is talking about driving to the South Pole in a hydrogen-powered Hummer, co-piloted by Buzz Aldrin (well spotted, Tony). Part of me thinks it sounds like a fun thing to do (after all, Vivian Fuchs and Edmund Hillary crossed Antarctica using tractors in 1957, and as much as I abhor oversized American SUVs, fuel cells are undeniably exciting technology). Part of me, however, wonders if it smacks a little of this. […]

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