Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

I just ordered James Gleick’s, and am pretty excited about it. Information theory is so incredibly elegant and ineffable (especially to the students in my DigiPen compression class). It feels as if we are still just scratching at the implications in terms of encoding, transmission, compression, encryption, and perhaps genetics, conscious ness and the nature […]

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Rest in Peace Owsley

Rest in Peace Owsley “Bear” Stanley; the world is now a little less colorful place.¬†Perhaps best know as the sound engineer who helped inspire the Grateful Dead‘s infamous Wall of Sound public address system that helped define the sound of live rock shows. Amazing for the early 1970’s the P.A. was powered by over 26,000 […]

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