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Monday, March 16, 2009

Top 30 innovations in the last 30 years

The Wharton School of Business has created a list of the top 30 innovations in the last 30 years. The complete list is here, but here are the top ten:

  1. Internet, broadband, WWW (browser and HTML)
  2. PC/laptop computers
  3. Mobile phones
  4. E-mail
  5. DNA testing and sequencing/Human genome mapping
  6. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  7. Microprocessors
  8. Fiber optics
  9. Office software (spreadsheets, word processors)
  10. Non-invasive laser/robotic surgery (laparoscopy)
11. Open Source Software Services
15. Online Shopping/ E-commerce
20. Social Networking - Orkut, Facebook, etc
22. Digital Photography
24. Genetically modified plants
26. Bar Codes & Scanners
27. ATMs
30. Anti-retroviral drug for AIDS.

Courtesy: David Chappell



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