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The concept is that of a car that works as a complete full-cycle planetary
habitation instrument (see video in first link). I hadn't seen this concept yet
movies about any civilizations that would live completely comfortably on
planets without any
whatsoever. Nature has baked something
close to this, such as probably
snails and turtles, which have non-detachable shells, that have
grown them the evolutionary way, like a kind of skin. But they are part of
them, not an
external instrument as described here.
The video below explains the concept visually, and provides reasons for
the invention. It's described
as a particular modular structure with steps for a business plan, which
is not the main point, but the possible steps are there, for your
A follow-up may be "Planetary Habitation Skin", -- a skin that takes care
of all comforts, no matter what climate zone you're in :) But that's less
defined than what's described here:
My Wiki -- Cell Home
Describes the reasons and the rationale. [Mindey, Nov 17 2019, last modified Nov 20 2019]
Medium -- A Future Without Buildings, Schools and Jobs
(Describes the idea in text, in context of commercialization as hotels, though, doesn't necessarily have to be implemented that way.) [Mindey, Nov 17 2019]
Like this? (This is the movie; there are also novels.) [neutrinos_shadow, Nov 17 2019]
Humans Placed in Suspended Animation For the First Time
Minutes matter, and the habitation vehicles described in the video above, would have it integrated. [Mindey, Nov 21 2019]
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||Living in RV's is Baked and WKTE ...
||Well, yeah, RVs indeed WKTE. Good point. Then, what's new is less
abstract part of it. One of the major features that I was missing in RVs, is
the ability to walk with it around places where traditional car-sized things
can't go, like city's alleys, jungle, and yet enjoy the comfort of home
wherever we go, while being able to enjoy the sky while sleeping at
nights, as described in the video.
||[neutrinos_shadow], you mean, those flying devices, that allow living in
the sky? I suppose, the would have some of the features. Also, looks like
a really good movie, adding that movie to my watch list. :)
||Well, yeah, those too; but I meant the mobile cities, which
is the "big" version of what you are talking about: a "non-
fixed" place to live.
The movie is pretty good.
||Truly mobile accommodation does indirectly address a very human problem; chronic stupidity, manifested as a near-suicidal compulsion to build cities in totally inappropriate places - next to volcanoes, on top of tectonic faults, on river floodplains, or low-lying coastlines vulnerable to storm surge, not forgetting Tornado Alley and those bits of the U.S. at risk from hurricanes (people die from hurricanes in other countries, but obvious they're less important).
||A self-evacuating dwelling makes a lot of sense in those circumstances.
||Half baked in faery tale by Baba Yaga since 1755 at least.
||Half baked more recently by the BBC with the Daleks in
||Widely (if thinly) baked (after a fashion, was it miniskirts?)
by morbidly obese shut-ins,
agoraphobes, anthropophobes (& others) with Winnebagos
least the 1960's.
||[8th of 7]; don't forget "building suburbs on perfectly good
farmland, then complaining that there's no farmland".
||The problem with listing "Stupid things that humans do" is that there's probably a limit to the length of an HB annotation ...
||Very few people would be willing to live in a tiny cell, even if the walls are transparent.
||//Very few people would be willing//
||Obviously we have the wrong sort of people, genetic
engineering to the rescue? or maybe just a small operation on
the brain will suffice.
||// wrong sort of people //
||Yes, it's a perennial problem.
||However, the question can be phrased differently. It all depends on what's outside the "cell". If it's the freezing vacuum of space, or water at 200 Bar pressure, or a pride of hungry lions, the vast majority of humans will elect to remain inside. They may not, of course, be "happy", but at least they have the opportunity to be unhappy.
||// Nature has baked something close to this, such as
probably snails and turtles, which have non-detachable
shells, that have grown them the evolutionary way, like a
kind of skin. But they are part of them, not an external
instrument as described here. //
||Nothing to be embarrassed about. You can get an ointment for that now.