The invention of the toilet was ‘much more important than Facebook,’ says economist Joseph Stiglitz

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Feb 132017
 

The toilet was a more important invention than Facebook, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said on Monday, but said advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) are a “real concern”. At the World Government Summit in Dubai, Stiglitz was asked …
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Woz says that the App Store was Apple’s most important invention

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Jun 092016
 

What does Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak think is the most important product in the company’s history? Nope, it’s not the Apple II, or even the iPhone. Instead, Woz told the audience at this week’s Salesforce TrailheaDX conference in San Francisco …
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Round Four: What Are The Most Important Inventions Of The Last 25 Years? – Popular Science

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Dec 122012
 

Round Four: What Are The Most Important Inventions Of The Last 25 Years?
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There was no shortage of impassioned debate when we gathered to anoint the top 25 innovations in the history of Best of What's New. But a dozen editors locked in a room can only get you so far. How do you rank the best of the best – the iPhone versus

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The art of important work, of making a ruckus and of inventing the future (Fred Wilson/A VC)

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Jun 212012
 

Fred Wilson / A VC:
The art of important work, of making a ruckus and of inventing the future  —  Entrepreneurs teach VCs, not the other way around.  And I was lucky early in my career to back Seth Godin, who taught me a lot.  When I met Seth, he was writing books and building a web company.

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