Wes Phillips

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Wes Phillips Posted: Dec 14, 2005 0 comments
"Complete with chasing, biting, grunting, and loads of heavy breathing." Sound familiar?
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Wes Phillips Posted: Dec 23, 2005 1 comments
Yet they've been largely ignored by the industry. I don't expect it to change either. My take is that women are buying more e-gear now because a lot of the tech has become mature—for example, you can buy a five megapixel camera for a reasonable price this year. But watch how the industry tries to court the female consumer. You'll see brighter colors and "simpler interfaces" billed as woman-friendly. Sheesh, most women want what I want: a good product at a good price. Instead, they get vanity mirrors.
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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: 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: 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: 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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