In October 1908, Henry Ford launched a revolution that still dominates our lives.

Nope, it wasn't the invention of the automobile, nor the internal combustion engine. Ford didn't actually have much hand in those. They had been around for decades, but had been expensive and complex to maintain. A master was required to monitor ignition timing, the ideal air and fuel balance, as well as the engine temperature. Sounds like a headache—especially when you're supposed to be watching the road, right?

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