According to 417 IT professionals surveyed by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Internet Explorer (IE) has been voted the most influential tech product of the last 25 years.
MS Word, Windows 95 and MS Excel took out 2nd, 3rd and 4th places respecively (Excel tied with the ipod for 4th place).
Unfortunately I had my money on the USB powered dancing flower pot Here's the top 101. Internet Explorer (IE)
3. Windows 95
4. Excel and ipod (tie)
8. McAfee VirusScan
9. Netscape Navigator