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Entries by Eliot Van Buskirk from 10/2012

Will Neil Young's 'Pono' Player Really Make Music Sound Better?

| Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

Sampling rate dictates the highest pitch a format can represent, while bit depth concerns number of gradations of loudness. But can humans actually tell the difference? In other words, is there any point to Pono?

Hurricane Sandy, the Collaborative Playlist: Let's Panic Together

| Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology

As I sit here 50 feet from the mandatory evacuation line here in New York City, wondering what to listen to, it occurs to me: Hey, why don't we do another hurricane playlist, so our readers can listen along and add their own contributions?