Technology & Culture


Technology in Media, Sports & Entertainment;
Technology & Politics, Technology History, etc.

Technology & Culture

“Apple Rising”


Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak
build start-up company; help
launch PC revolution.

Technology & Advertising

“The iPod Silhouettes”


Apple’s dancing figures
change culture; send company
into music biz & big money.

Music, Marketing, Technology

“Start Me Up”


Bill Gates uses a
Rolling Stone’s tune to
launch Windows 95.

Politics & Television

“Nixon’s T.V. Speech”


Endangered VP candidate
discovers the “magic”
of television.

Home Video Technology

“Disney’s Movie Vault”


Disney studios first resisted
home video sales, fearing 
devaluation of classic films.

Books, Film, Video

“The Bourne Profitability”


How Jason Bourne & Co.
became a worldwide
business empire.

Technology & TV News

“Ted Turner & CNN”

1980s & 1990s

Media pioneer shakes up
news & entertainment biz
using new technology.

Technology & Culture

“Apple, Rising”


Two guys in a
garage help launch
the PC revolution.

Radio Technology & Sport

“Dempsey vs. Carpentier”

July 1921

First radio broadcast of big
boxing match & huge audience, points up giant new business. 

Sports, Technology & Media

“All Sports, All the Time”

1978 – 2008

The history of ESPN and
the rise of the “all-sports”
cable television business.

Advertising & Music Videos

“Madonna’s Pepsi Ad”


A Madonna television ad
& related music video
stir controversy.

Politics & Television

“The Kefauver Hearings”

1950 – 1951

Televised Senate hearings
boost political fortunes of
Senator Estes Kefauver.