Well, first of all, they don’t know how to talk, so they get hung up. Then there’s the language barrier, so you have to explain what’s going on to the other horse. And then, just to make it worse, some of them are so young, no one is around to teach them how to speak. But I think it’s the most interesting one on that list because there’s more than a dozen names of a racehorse that sound exactly like the character from “The Big Lebowski.”
You can watch all six of the horses here:
It might not surprise you to know that I was the person who originally came up with the name “The Dude.” And what did the Dude call his horse?
He said the horse was “The Dude,” and it worked perfectly.
Have you read any of the Dude’s other works?
No, not really. I’m a huge fan of “The Big Lebowski,” so maybe there’s some kind of connection. But not necessarily.
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The idea of using a computer to read one’s heartbeat, or to identify those with epilepsy or diabetes, was an interesting idea that became commonplace in the early part of the 20th century, thanks to the progress made by radio and TV. These were, of course, a time when people with diseases, such as polio or diphtheria, were unable to communicate effectively with doctors and had to consult them in solitude or behind a screen, usually on an infra-red monitor. We might also think of a radio receiver which could play music on the frequency of the child’s heartbeat, and, in fact, this is what an audio telephone was invented in 1901. Many other devices were developed in the early decades of wireless communication, the most notable among which was the telephone (the first mobile phone was invented by French inventors in 1895) and the telegraph.
The Internet (1997-present)
The first wireless Internet connection to date was made in 1997 when the first commercial service was delivered in Australia between Sydney and Melbourne by the University of Melbourne via its Wireless Network Service (WNS). Nowadays, over 30,000 websites link to each other via WNS, which is a great service for the internet users, as it allows them to get information directly to each other from across all possible websites from many locations.
The earliest wireless Internet connections used short-range transmitters, such as those created by