Into the Zone

The Ghost in the Codec

44:38 | Oct 1st

2 recommendations

At the dawn of the digital era, a group of engineers tasked with audio compression had to decide what information to keep, and what to leave behind. What was signal, and what was noise? Fast forward t...Show More


mm recommended:Nov 14th

Lovely podcast about the MP3. If the MP3 wasn’t designed by a bunch of German men, would music sound different today? Likely.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful
🤔 Thought-provoking

drcongo recommended:Nov 6th

I loved this episode - the intersection of science, tech and art is really evocative.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
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