Wes Phillips

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Wes Phillips Posted: Feb 14, 2005 0 comments
At last week's International Solid-State Circuits Conference, IBM, Toshiba, and Sony unveiled details of their new Cell processor chip—a device that The New York Times proclaimed would create "a new digital computing ecosystem that includes Hollywood, the living room and high-performance scientific and engineering markets."
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Wes Phillips Posted: Apr 19, 2007 0 comments
The Smithsonian has a nifty slideshow on Harry Houdini. It's mostly posters, but the action shots are worth checking out.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jun 15, 2007 0 comments
Fred Kaplan's new Stereophile blog, Jazz Messenger is now up and running.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jul 30, 2008 0 comments
The woofer for the Anat Ref Pro and Studio II is also an exclusive YGA design. "From the voice coil to the surround and cone, the woofer is the ultimate expression of what can be produced for our enclosures and sub-amp technology."
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Wes Phillips Posted: May 07, 2007 1 comments
MIT Media Lab has posted a survey seeking to discover "what words people use to describe sounds—and whether everyone uses a common vocabulary, or whether the choice of words is related to a person's musical or cultural background—and how the chosen words relate to a sound's timbral characteristics."
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jan 25, 2007 0 comments
Speaking of great jazz websites, Rod from Loughborough has a dandy 'un in wordsandmusic. It's just what the title says: thoughtful words on music Rod likes, linked to examples, deep references, and videos.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Feb 07, 2006 0 comments
Addicting website featuring Don Ellis' stunning photographs and words (sometimes) and layout (mostly) that "clarifies" the statement.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jan 31, 2006 4 comments
Jeremy Clarkson gives good rant on over-used words that really ought to be considered offensive.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jun 28, 2006 3 comments
Nancy Friedman at Away With Words guides us to the Coleman Partners website for a well-written essay called "Marketing & the English Language: A Guide to Better Communication," which is worth reading. Ms. Friedman does warn that the site's design is too clever by half, so you'll have to click on the external link, then click "Explain," and the click "Logical" to get to the "off-white papers," of which there are at present, just the one.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Nov 04, 2005 0 comments
Sorry my copy is late, John. I was doing, ummm, research for the blog.

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