Archive for October, 2011

  • It’s been 60 years since the birth of color television and that has me thinking about the interesting, chaotic and competitive history associated with launching a major new visual technology into the mass market. As a futurist and entrepreneur, I often look to the past for clues about how new technologies will be created, commercialized, and ultimately adopted into our daily lives. The story of television, and color television as a standard are particularly interesting. I don’t have the space to recount it in detail, but I encourage readers to take a look at Sava Jacobson’s account of CBS and ...Read More »