BBC toasts 90 years of innovation and posh accents, asks ‘where next?’

BBC toasts 90 years of innovation and posh accents, asks 'where next'

Many of the BBC’s recent technological feats speak for themselves: iPlayer, 8K, HD, Britain’s digital switchover, and yes, even Planet Earth itself. Go back further in time, however, and facts tend not to speak so loudly — which is probably why Auntie Beeb commissioned the video after the break. In the space of 60 seconds, it traces 90 years worth of state-funded innovation, from the birth of BBC Radio in 1922, to Ceefax in 1974 and the BBC Micro in 1981. It’s part of a wider campaign in the UK to “get people excited about we’re headed next,” and although that direction is never made totally explicit, we reckon we have an idea.

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