Podcast of the Week: A Brief History of Television Tech, Regulation, and Innovation

The history lesson on how modern TV evolved into this week’s Disney announcement that Ben Thompson explains at the beginning of Exponent #169 should be required listening. Broadcast, cable, satellite, the FCC – it’s incredible to see how all the puzzle pieces fit together. See also the blog post about it – “Disney and the Future of TV.” We can’t think about where we’re going unless we understand where we’ve come from. Especially to respect the luck and relative unpredictability if it all.