The Nominees for Best Invention Of the Last Two Millennia Are . . . [1]

[ Sun. Jan. 3. 1999 ]

John Brockman is the premier literary agent of the digerati, so when he asked 1,000 scientists and other techno-thinkers to suggest the most important invention of the past 2,000 years, the responses sounded a lot like proposals for yet another millennial book.