The Wharton School of Business performed a survey to determine the top 30 innovations of the last 30 years. The list is presented below, with the innovations directly attributable to computer science in bold. These innovations are the technologies that computer scientists had a direct hand in developing. For the remaining innovations, computer scientists played an important support role, developing control software for technologies like mobile phones, DNA testing and sequencing, MRI, microprocessors, and robotic surgery.
The majority of the provided list would not exist without computer scientists.