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Why Is There No Nobel Prize in Technology?


Elon Musk, Tesla

No awards for lightbulbs, mobile phones, and the internet (or autonomous vehicles, solar panels, and lithium-ion batteries.

Credit: Reuters/Danny Moloshok

As the world focuses its attention on this year's recipients of the planet's most prestigious prize, the Nobel, it feels like something's missing from the list: technology.

From Quartz
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