Monthly Archive: September 2013

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Remembering Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby, an American inventor recognized around the world for developing groundbreaking audio technologies, died today at his home in San Francisco, at the age of 80. Dr. Dolby founded Dolby Laboratories in 1965 and created an environment where scientists and engineers continue to advance the science of sight and sound to make entertainment and…

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The men behind your favorite game music

If you’re a gamer, odds are there are plenty of sounds you’d recognize from some of your favorite games: the sound of a chest opening in a...

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Can you trust your eyes?

I recently found this great video from Asap Science on the relative nature of our perception of reality.  It has excellent examples of how we judge what we see in context and not by absolutes. In other words, our perception is influenced by our surroundings.  This adaptability of our senses – it’s true of our…