David Letterman’s top 5 tech innovations
ITWorld.com reports that as you no doubt know, David Letterman, after hosting more than 6,000 episodes of his late night talk shows, will broadcast the final one tonight. When you think of Dave, most likely you think of groundbreaking comedy and television. What you probably don’t think of, though, is technological innovation. However, during the combined 33 year run of Late Night With David Letterman and the Late Show with David Letterman, Dave and his crew introduced some, um, original technologies that, while not having the impact of, say, Windows, Google or the iPhone, still made quite an impression.
In honor of Dave’s last night on TV, here now are 5 innovative (or, at least, original) uses of technology that Dave and company gave to the world over the last 30+ years: