World Television Day

World Television Day

We are back with episode 4 of the #TimeSavingGurus Technology Unplugged podcast on World Television Day, in this episode our ‘Gurus’ discuss how we have watched and consumed television since its invention by John Logie Baird in 1925, all the way up to modern day streaming services such as Netflix.

World Television Day commemorates the date on which the first World Television Forum was held in 1996, celebrated every year to renew governments, businesses, and individuals’ commitments to support the development of television. World Television Day was proclaimed by the United Nations in December 1996 and is celebrated annually.

In this episode we cover.

  1. What is World Television Day how it was founded and when it happens.
  2. The history of television.
  3. How technology has played a part in how we consume entertainment.
  4. Did a Symphony that was performed in Leningrad last for 22.5 hours?

This is our fourth episode of Technology Unplugged, where the ‘Gurus’ discuss technological innovations which are associated with international and national days, all in a light-hearted manner. The podcasts are co-hosted by our very own #TimeSavingGurus, James Baker and Nathan Wright and will occasionally involve guest subject matter experts, or just guests that we want to invite to have a bit of fun with us.

In our next episode, we will be celebrating ‘International Day of Banks’ on 4th December, we will look at how technology is being used to modernise banking, and the issues that banks and financial services have had to deal with during this pandemic, this is sure to be an educational and fun episode.


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