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Back to the future: Tech from world fairs

Before CES, Macworld Expo, Comdex, or Computex, game-changing inventions often made their public debut at the World's Fair. Since the London World Exposition of 1851, this celebration of culture and science has introduced countless marvels to the masses. Think the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, rocket ships, the steam engine, futuristic concept cars; even electricity. Here we'll focus on ideas that shaped some of the tech products and entertainment we enjoy today.

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Captain Tuttle2335d ago

I went to the Knoxville World's Fair in '82 with my parents. All I remember is the Sun Sphere and playing Tempest in the Arcade.