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Back in the old days, when horse-drawn carriages and wagons
were common, it was often true that a horse knew the way to a
destination, and so the reins were not always needed to control
Then came the automobile, and people needed all their
to safely reach destinations.
we have lots of addictive distractions, often
with modern cell-phone use, which is interfering with driver
concentration. While one particular set of technologies is being
developed (computer controlled cars) which could solve that
problem, I'd like to suggest another way.
Get a horse and build an exoskeleton for it. It should be easy
enough for such a large exoskeleton to carry a nice powerful
engine, say 200 horsepower. This will make it easy for a single
horse to pull most any modern personal vehicle (at a fast speed,
too!) --no need to go back to old-fashioned (but lightweight)
designs. The main thing is, once again the horse could be
most of the control, in terms of safely reaching a destination,
while the "driver" plays games or otherwise uses his or her cell
Inspiration for this Idea
When I first saw the Shrek 2 movie, I really liked that red "sports carriage". But the team of horses pulling it seemed wrong somehow. [Vernon, Dec 08 2015]
[calum, Dec 08 2015]
Can it look like this?
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Dec 08 2015]
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||No doubt such enhanced horses will soon be racing each
other at the track, but that is a different Idea.
||"I think were gonna need a taller fence"
||Horses are indeed used by women to carry around various