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  • Once we lose our old technology, it may be gone forever Monday 20 Aug 2018 Once we lose our old technology, it may be gone forever
    Whether for nostalgic reasons or for fun, old technology still often has a use. But once we lose the original equipment and all our VHS and gaming memories are left gathering dust, will it ever be possible to revive them using original hardware? ...

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  • The Piano was a triumph of sound design Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 The Piano was a triumph of sound design
    As much as a film is intended to be viewed as a whole, inevitably there are performances, scenes, images, special or visual effects and lines that are remembered more than others. This applies to sound design as well and in particular The Piano (1993), one of the early demo selections used to show off 5.1 surround during the 1990s.

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