philo farnsworthPhilo Taylor Farnsworth was an American inventor born August 19, 1906. He was best known for inventing the first fully electronic television system, including the first working electronic image pickup device (video camera tube), and for being the first to demonstrate fully electronic television to the public.

Farnsworth’s aptitude with electricity was evident at an early age. His parents had expected him to be a concert violinist. Instead his interests led him to experiments with electricity. He built an electric motor and produced the first electric washing machine his family had ever owned  at the age of 12. Continue reading “Entertainment at Its Finest – Who Invented the Television?”