The 90s isn’t so memorable on the culture end because the prevailing culture was more of a carry over of the 80s. Some even say that it was a confused time having come after such a colorful time in the cultural end.
It’s a different story in the technological end.
Some of the things that are dominating the world were children of the 90s.
Year Invented: late 90s
Michael Ramsay and Jim Barton were involved with TV and entertainment at Silicon Graphics Corp. Ramsay dealt with the studios that used Silicon Graphics equipment during production, while Barton handled early video-on-demand trials. One of the prevailing problems on free TV is that many people fail to watch the show because they are out doing something else. The solution: automatic recording. .
9. The smart pill invented
Year Invented: 1992
A smart pill can deliver or control its delivery of medicine even after it is swallowed.
Jerome Schentag, professor of pharmaceutic science at the University of Buffalo, invented the computer-controlled “smart pill,” which can be electronically tracked and instructed to deliver a drug to a predetermined location in the gastrointestinal tract. David D’Andrea was the co-inventor.
8. The pentium processor
Year Invented: 1993
Vinod Dham is considered the father of pentium.
He is also one of the co-inventors of non-volatile flash memory.
This guy must be a rock star.
7. HIV protease inhibitor
Year Invented: 1994
Hoffmann- La Roche Inc invented the first HIV protease inhibitor trade named Invirase (saquinavir) by:
*Joseph A. Martin
6. The Java computer language
Year Invented: 1995
James A. Gosling, OC invented this.
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