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pusher
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 21st, 2004, 2:23 pm

Please prvide your suggestions.My vote: Kalman filter.
 
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farmer
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 21st, 2004, 2:26 pm

nuclear powerintegrated circuitlogic gate
 
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linuxuser99
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 21st, 2004, 2:28 pm

Soft Toilet Paper.
 
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brontosaurus
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 21st, 2004, 3:58 pm

internet
 
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Errrb
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 1:36 am

smart missles
 
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mikebell
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 2:48 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: pusherMy vote: Kalman filter.lol
 
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Anthis
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 3:19 am

Mikebell
 
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mikebell
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 4:40 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisMikebellI was not invented. I'm the product of American educational system.
 
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timechaser
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 9:12 am

FlightFreedom of ThoughtHow about worsts as well?
 
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htmlballsup
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 9:19 am

best- Neoprene, Epoxy resin and the thruster fin set up for surfboards
 
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JMR
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 11:14 am

Best : the ball pen (bic)Worst : the ball pen (bic)
 
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JamesH83
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 2:03 pm

surely the internet has to rank pretty high(almost as high as father christmas)
 
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Cuchulainn
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 2:33 pm

C++ without a doubt, thanks to Dr. Stroustrup
http://www.datasimfinancial.com
http://www.datasim.nl

Approach your problem from the right end and begin with the answers. Then one day, perhaps you will find the final question..
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alexandreC
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 2:37 pm

parhaps the WWW.- invented by an Oxford physicist, working at CERNsecond thought,the theory of relativity.
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JamesH83
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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 22nd, 2004, 2:40 pm

how about the big mac?
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