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Most Influencial Invention of the Past Half-Century


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Silicon ChipCNN.com has posted the results of a three-month long survey on the Most Influential Inventions of the past 50 years. The silicon chip, created 44 years ago, was voted number one with 24% of the votes, and the internet came in a close second with 20%. Also discussed in the article is the radio, invented in 1901. The radio allows users to listen to broadcasts wirelessly, and is still a very useful device today. The recent “tsunami disaster [is] an example of the wireless radio’s ability to give people valuable information during times of crisis.”  Read more for information about the poll, and a discussion about the other inventions that have changed the world.

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