Since time immemorial, the world has seen the birth of and lives of revolutionary thinkers who have changed the way we think. These creative geniuses have managed to question our ideas of living, produced something incredible and brought a positive change in our lives. This list is dedicated to five such people who have changed the way we think.
The person who got computers closer to us is Bill Gates. It is true that computers have been there before Bill Gates came out with Windows, but he is responsible for creating software and marketing them at such high levels that now a lot of people can afford them. Thanks to his creative geniuses and Windows, the world is now able to purchase laptops at cheaper prices, can easily operate on Windows operating system and make the world a more smaller and globalized place. It is because of him that we believe that Internet and computers are indispensible.
If Bill Gates changed the way we think, then Steve Jobs is the person who revolutionized the idea of using technology. When we were all busy typing messages with a phone’s keypad, he designed a touch phone that respond with a touch as light as that of a feather. He is the one who has made high end computers, mobile phones and music devices omnipresent in our lives. He has changed the way we think about technology and given wider avenues to web and graphics designers.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin
More than half of the world’s internet users use Google to solve their problems or to seek their answers. “There is nothing that Google doesn’t know,” is a common phrase among website lovers. But do you know that it was Larry Page and Sergey Brin who used scientific algorithms and came up with Google? These young entrepreneurs are known for making internet a virtual encyclopedia.
She was told that she wasn’t pretty enough to be on the television. But Oprah Winfrey has grown from her humble background and became of the most loved and cherished celebrities of the world. She has changed the way that we think of ourselves, made us realize that beauty is skin deep and the world is bonded together by love and affection.
When the world thought that violence was the best way to get you heard, Mahatma Gandhi went on and came with a policy of non-violence. By the end, the policy of non violence or ahimsa ended up creating indelible imprints on the minds of followers as well as rulers. It taught us the value of truth and human non violence.