It was 40 years ago today…that dummy head stereo was first introduced in broadcast audio production. But like quadrophony, it shares the fate as forgotten premature analogue technology. Now a comeback seems around the corner, freshly coined as HRTF, Binaural or Immersive Audio. And you don’t even need dummies to create virtual spatial sound…
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20th Anniversary of Public WWW – A Vintage Experience
So today we celebrate 20 years of public WWW? Well, just the right occasion for a real vintage experience. So I went to the basement and pulled out the right equipment to check out if it still works, could make a connection to ‚the net‘ and if so revel in memories. At least a partly success!
The end of flat rates as we knew them?
Since Monday this week, a hot discussion develops in Germany, when ISP Telekom declared that starting on May 2nd new DSL contracts will contain speed limits (see press release – German language only). So if new customers provided with the slowest DSL speed „up to 16Mbit/s“ reach a maximum of 75 GB transfer volume, they will have to cope with 384kbit/s until the end of the month – unless they pay extra. The limitation goes up to 400GB/month for the few ones having a „up to 200Mbit/s“ contract.
A fundamental change in business models – or a stategic move? Let’s look at the facts. Weiterlesen