Things were invented and therefore we are able to enjoy them. We don’t think we even stop to think about what these inventions are because it has become an innate part of our daily lives. Let’s try and focus on the inventions of the 1980s. There were many significant innovations and inventions of the 1980’s .
We choose TOP 10
1. SPACE SHUTTLE– The first american space shuttle named columbia was launched on april12th 1981. The space journey lasted 54 hours and 21 minutes and was man controlled.
2. CD/ COMPACT DISC– Sony and phillips joined forces to come up with this one. It may seem like a simple invention but go try using cassette tapes and you will respect cds all the more.
4. DISPOSABLE CAMERA– In the old days you had to buy film every time you took pictures but with this little camera you had a ready made camera loaded with film.
5. APPLE MCINTOSH– An amazing company a true leader in pcs. Now they have ipads, ipods, and iphones. When it all began they were perfecting desk tops.
6. HEPATITIS B VACCINE– What is there to say. Any invention that cures or treats any disease is definitely worthy of any top 10 list.Way to go.
7. MICROSOFT WINDOWS- It changed the way we used computers completely. Prior to this program being invented there was utter confusion on your computer.
8. CELLULAR PHONE Motorola created the first mobile phone, Motorola DynaTac, in 1983. However, this device used analog communication.
9. FIRST 3D VIDEO GAME– Most games in those days were one dimensional. When 3d was brought to this game it set in motion what we now have with sony and microsoft.
A few more from the 1980s
12. DISPOSABLE CONTACT LENSES
13. SUPER CONDUCTOR
14. CABBAGE PATCH KIDS TOY
15. HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE
16. DOPPLER RADAR