By Gene Hall
I love making lists and writing about lists of accomplishments and great deeds. I can hardly wait during college football season for the “Top 25.”
I don’t know how I missed this list more than a year ago in The Atlantic detailing the top 50 breakthroughs since the wheel.
Very correctly, I think, the top three on the list are the printing press, electricity and penicillin. Agriculture is also prominent on this list:
No. 6—Some say paper was an agricultural crop. It certainly is today. It’s what made the printing press—and mass communication—work.Read More