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TECHNOLOGIES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

June 15, 2008

Top ten disruptive technologies, according to Livescience.com:

1. The Internet 2. Flight 3. Nuclear fission 4. Electricity 5. The microprocessor 6. X-rays 7. Rubber 8. Iron smelting 9. Gun powder 10. Magnetic stripe card

Some technologies have little impact on the world around us, while others are like major earthquakes on the seismographs of history.

(image from inventorspot.com)

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