Of course, there are many more than just three inventors who have made our culture and society what it was today. It all started with the wheel, or with language, or perhaps with the first ape-like who started walking on two feet. Where it all started is hard to say. InventHelp Inventors What we can tell something about is the inventors of particular commonly used inventions, phenomena or machinations. The inventors listed below all have one thing in common; they have all contributed to the comfort that we can experience today. Where would we be today without a computer, electricity and planes!? Exactly, not much further than the Middle Ages.