Archive for date: November 8, 2004

Brainwagon Radio: Digital Audio 101

November 8, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Blogging, Brainwagon Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Where your host tries to give a meaningful introduction into digital audio by explaining the basics of digital audio. Topics covered include: What is sound? What does your computer do when it records a digital audio file? What does sample rate, sample size and bitrate mean? The sound settings that I use to record these […]

TaxProf Blog: Red States Feed at Federal Trough, Blue States Supply the Feed

November 8, 2004 | Link of the Day, Politics | By: Mark VandeWettering

The Big Picture has an interesting list of post-election maps which seek to demonstrate the oddities of how people voted in the Presidential election. I find this one to be rather interesting, which showed that of the 32 states that receive more in federal tax money than they collect in taxes, 76% ended up voting […]

Caught on Tape, er, Flash!

November 8, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Blogging | By: Mark VandeWettering

I happened to be seated a couple of rows in front of Russell Beattie during the Mobile Weblogging session at Bloggercon, and he caught me on video. I’m the red blob in the center of the Quicktime movie, and also visible in the larger snapshot. See honey, I wasn’t just going to Fry’s all day.