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Old 02-05-2013, 11:45 AM   #24
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Default Re: why europe is so mediocre in the computer field?

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Originally Posted by shaq2000
Americans have always been at the forefront of technological revolution, especially regarding the internet and computing. Microsoft, Apple, HP, Adobe, Cisco, Bell Labs, PARC, Intel, AMD, Nvidia, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, IBM, Dell, the C/C++/Java languages, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Ebay, Amazon, Wikipedia, Youtube (pre-Google), transistors, semiconductors, the internet itself (ARPANET). Not to mention the pioneers of the math, logic and engineering that drives all of it. It's dizzying how much American ingenuity and entrepreneurship dominates today.

Several of those are NOT created by Americans, fyi.
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