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what do you consider to be the greatest technological advancement in your lifetime

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    Microminiature circuitry and SMT technology for automated assembly. It has enabled good, cheap, widely-available electronics.
     
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    <Bows down before the sacred object...>:cool:

    while pondering the wider universe and it's marvels...:D
     
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    I have finally discovered the use and meaning of "the sacred object" after all this time!

    It is used to tear an opening in the fabric of space and time so we can take a peek at what lies beyond our known existence.

    Therefor, I must submit the opinion that it was indeed left as a gift from a highly evolved and intelligent culture we have yet to discover, much less understand.

    I too must now bow to the object and its clear significant role in the future!

    Then again, maybe its just a crude devise for opening canned baked beans. :cool:
     
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    Exponential breakthroughs in medicine and pharmacology in the last 40-50 years
     
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    Not sure when he was born, but for me 1947. The very year the first working transistor was created by American physicists John Bardeen and Walter Brattain while working under William Shockley at Bell Labs.
     
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    True bypass.
     
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    I don’t know what’s the greatest, but my favorite by far is air conditioning.
     
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    Harleys that finally don't leak.

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    The microchip or

    The condom
     
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    Well, the history of the internet is pretty interesting but I would argue the big game changer was actually the world wide web (which some people think of as the internet), and we can claim that in our lifetimes (89-91).
     
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    The condom has bee around for centuries


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    It’s got to be the World Wide Web which made nearly every other advance progress so quickly. Instead of clunky faxes slow mail etc information could be spread in an instant. And complex and multi media information.


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    Ok - my bad
     
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