Showing an authorities line-up with audio hook-ups and taping abilities in New york city City in 1931 (Radio Craft/Novak Archive)
In the 1930 s, audio tech geeks were playing with whatever. 34 more words
Historians have always had a tough time writing about media. The danger of technological determinism tends to loom over any discussion of technologies such as television or the Internet—the risk of arguing that a particular medium or device causes people to behave or think a certain way. 103 more words
Limping on Water, by Phil Beuth, with K.C. Schulberg. Smart Business Network. 360 pages. Hardcover $24.95.
In a plain, clear style, Mr. Beuth recounts (says the subtitle) “My 40-year adventure with one of America’s outstanding communications companies.” The author’s outlook is consistently one of thankfulness and optimism. 390 more words