From the 1950s until the 1970s Bell Labs spent over $500 million developing the videophone. But the technology failed to achieve mainstream success. Why? Bill Hammack from the University of Illinois has a great video explaining the tremendous promise and eventual demise of the videophone as a standalone appliance in the mid-20th century.
Went to see MALEFICENT today. Wow. Angelina Jolie was excellent. And I’m not generally a fan. Have any of you seen it yet?