There are lots of cogs in the Internet machine that make your web experience whirr and click. Each of them invented by someone – probably a person you’ve never heard of.
Malcolm Gladwell recently explained that Steve Jobs was really more of a tweaker of existing technologies than an inventor. Royal Pingdom has a look at ten inventors who’ve built the digital foundation upon which people like Steve have been able to create so much value.
For instance, do you know who invented Internet Explorer 1.0? How about the RSS Feed? Or the use of the @ sign?
Let’s have a look…