Man on the Street: ‘What invention do you think has made the biggest impact on life?’


Photos and answers compiled by Joan-Mead Matsui



“Writing language. There was the invention writing to record history and knowledge. Without that we don’t have much.” Chris Constantine Clarks Summit


“The wheel. It facilitated the transport of goods and people.” Jeff Welsh Scranton


“The automobile.” Mary Ellen Reese South Abington Twp.


“The cell phone.” Mary Lynn Reese South Abington Twp.


“Technology, in general. The ability for people to communicate with other people around the world has changed people’s lives in ways it wouldn’t have otherwise.” Tammy Oberheu Clarks Summit


“The keyboard because I’m a musician. There are so many applications for it even though it goes back I’m sure before J.S. Bach. It’s one of the most widely used devices.” Wayne Smith Scott Twp.



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    “Writing language. There was the invention writing to record history and knowledge. Without that we don’t have much.”

    Chris Constantine

    Clarks Summit

    “The wheel. It facilitated the transport of goods and people.”

    Jeff Welsh

    Scranton

    “The automobile.”

    Mary Ellen Reese

    South Abington Twp.

    “The cell phone.”

    Mary Lynn Reese

    South Abington Twp.

    “Technology, in general. The ability for people to communicate with other people around the world has changed people’s lives in ways it wouldn’t have otherwise.”

    Tammy Oberheu

    Clarks Summit

    “The keyboard because I’m a musician. There are so many applications for it even though it goes back I’m sure before J.S. Bach. It’s one of the most widely used devices.”

    Wayne Smith

    Scott Twp.

    Photos and answers compiled by Joan-Mead Matsui

    “Writing language. There was the invention writing to record history and knowledge. Without that we don’t have much.” Chris Constantine Clarks Summit
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_ABJ-MOS-Chris-Constantine.jpg“Writing language. There was the invention writing to record history and knowledge. Without that we don’t have much.” Chris Constantine Clarks Summit

    “The wheel. It facilitated the transport of goods and people.” Jeff Welsh Scranton
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_ABJ-MOS-Jeff-Welsh.jpg“The wheel. It facilitated the transport of goods and people.” Jeff Welsh Scranton

    “The automobile.” Mary Ellen Reese South Abington Twp.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_ABJ-MOS-Mary-Ellen-Reese.jpg“The automobile.” Mary Ellen Reese South Abington Twp.

    “The cell phone.” Mary Lynn Reese South Abington Twp.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_ABJ-MOS-Mary-Lynn-Reese.jpg“The cell phone.” Mary Lynn Reese South Abington Twp.

    “Technology, in general. The ability for people to communicate with other people around the world has changed people’s lives in ways it wouldn’t have otherwise.” Tammy Oberheu Clarks Summit
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_ABJ-MOS-Tammy-Oberheu.jpg“Technology, in general. The ability for people to communicate with other people around the world has changed people’s lives in ways it wouldn’t have otherwise.” Tammy Oberheu Clarks Summit

    “The keyboard because I’m a musician. There are so many applications for it even though it goes back I’m sure before J.S. Bach. It’s one of the most widely used devices.” Wayne Smith Scott Twp.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_ABJ-MOS-Wayne-Smith.jpg“The keyboard because I’m a musician. There are so many applications for it even though it goes back I’m sure before J.S. Bach. It’s one of the most widely used devices.” Wayne Smith Scott Twp.

    Photos and answers compiled by Joan-Mead Matsui

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