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Neha
Neha • Oct 8, 2006

Greatest Inventions of all times..

What would you call as Greatest invention of all times that completely changed our lives?
It would be Electricity, Computer or Internet or any other??

Post in your views.
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Oct 8, 2006
Neha
What would you call as Greatest invention of all times that completely changed our lives?
It would be Electricity, Computer or Internet or any other??

Post in your views.
The greatest invention of all time is "Zero". Everything else is build around it .

-The Big K-
casualthrasher
casualthrasher • Oct 9, 2006
Means of Transport(The first one was steam engine though i m not sure)..😁
Mahesh
Mahesh • Oct 9, 2006
I think greatest invention is E=mc^2.This formula revolutionised all fields.
the wheel it change our lives
Differential
Differential • Jun 22, 2009
What about FIRE ????
The Earth's Gravitational Force.
ms_cs
ms_cs • Jun 22, 2009
Computers ! 😀

In future it might be a nano technology, Am I right CEans
shalini_goel14
shalini_goel14 • Jun 22, 2009
Earth's Gravitational Force is an invention. I used to think it was a part of discovery 😐

* Aeroplane *

ms_cs
Computers ! 😀

In future it might be a nano technology, Am I right CEans
Well I am happy with laptops and palmtops version of computers also. Don't make it so nano that it becomes bit difficult to even work.

PS: I guess this thread is somewhat similar to Durga's thread "World without..."
silverscorpion
silverscorpion • Jun 23, 2009
I'm choosing one in my field.

The greatest invention in electronics is most probably the Transistor.
Specifically, the "Junction" transistor invented by John Brattain.

And if not in my field, in general, I would go for the Wheel. It set forth the human civilization rolling..😛

On retrospect, a funny thought comes to my mind. I do think that the invention of "MONEY" is one very important one. Before that, people were doing barter and goods exchange. Money came, and there was a value for money. That changed the way we live, essentially.
vishnu priya
vishnu priya • Jun 23, 2009
According to me the best invention would be COMPUTER without which nothing is possible today.


COMPUTER:
The first operational electro-mechanical computer was used to crack secret Nazi codes. Innovation has miniaturized computers while increasing their power exponentially: the transistor, the integrated circuit and the microprocessor, increased the speed to process data, while the hard disk, modem and mouse boosted their power to make data accessible. They now fit in our pocket and the palm of our hand.
shalini_goel14
shalini_goel14 • Jun 23, 2009
Computer Ha ! Nothing the thing that makes its worth is chips/processors. Really great invention.

* I wish I could know each and every thing about them * 😛
silverscorpion
I'm choosing one in my field.

The greatest invention in electronics is most probably the Transistor.
Specifically, the "Junction" transistor invented by John Brattain.

And if not in my field, in general, I would go for the Wheel. It set forth the human civilization rolling..😛
Yep, I second the transistor 😀 It sparked quite a revolution in technology over a relatively short time.

I'm not sure if the "wheel" fits in as an invention. I mean, it must have been a progressive discovery across time and region, as opposed to one man or woman thinking that a wheel is useful all the sudden. Just like lightning strikes sparking fires could have awed cavemen, maybe people saw the ease at which round boulders or logs rolled on the ground when they pushed them. But we'll never know 😛
The Electricity.
gohm
gohm • Jun 23, 2009
I would consider electricity & fire a discovery not an invention as they already existed naturally. Since we are talking about of all time, I would vote for the fulcrum or gear/cog. For recent times only I would agree with the transistor.

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