There are few inventions that changed our lives totally and completely. There are few inventions that people have completely forgotten about and few that have now become a necessity. However, an interesting fact is that many of those are inter-linked and one has led to the invention of another. These inventions have truly brought a revolution in the manner we live and the way things are done now. The extent to which these inventions have touched our lives is unimaginable. Few inventions that totally changed our lives are:
The Internet is now a basic necessity. People today can manage to live without food but not the Internet. The accessibility of internet is a strong tool as to how things are being done in the present times. The Internet has made the world smaller and in a positive manner. E-commerce, E-mails, online shopping, online payments, online ticket booking is a part of our daily activities.
- DIGITAL CAMERA
Camera and digital camera, there is a very small difference between them. While the camera has been in use for many years, the digital camera is still a recent invention. Better known as DSLR, this camera can now be used to store hundreds of images, edit them, directly transfer the photos to computer, have Bluetooth and Wi-Fi access, is GPS enabled and much more.
While the trace of a flying object which can take you places can be traced back to Ramayana, in the modern world airplane was invented by Wright Brothers. Distant places have become easily accessible and time taken to travel to those places has reduced dramatically.
No one really knows who is the inventor of the refrigerator. But the concept of cooling things to preserve them has been accepted and improved over the period of 200 years. This ability of cooling food in order to preserve it has changed the way food industry used to operate and also the food habits of people. The demand for fresh food is decreasing day-by-day.
- LIGHT BULB
Electricity is still an idea or a conceptin some of the distant regions and life there is very difficult. Electricity has in literal sense illuminated an easy living. Different areas of modern life like social events, sports, businesses and much more are possible only because electricity is available.
Without a transistor, there would have been nothing like the digital economy that we see today. It is without a doubt, one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. Transistors have made some of the digital ideas like servers and portable laptops a reality.
- MOBILE PHONE
Sir Graham Bell’s invention has revolutionized greatly. A landline phone has now transformed into a mobile phone and it can be found in every single person’s pocket. Mobiles are now a basic necessity and are used for more purposes than just talking vocally with each other.
- CREDIT CARD
The idea that payment and other monetary transactions can be done without actual money being exchanged was made true by the invention of the credit card. The world today is moving fast towards the acceptance of plastic money. Shopping and bill payments can now be easily done without physically going there.