taras22

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A challenge to the "measurement" camp
...its just "periodical knowledge" but it should/might give pause.. A proponent of scientific perspectivism would say that because scientists put together models and theories of a phenomenon for specific purposes, and because none of those models... 
A challenge to the "measurement" camp
...speaking of putting math, the primary tool thingee that allows measurements to be analyzed, into perspective....https://www.quantamagazine.org/how-godels-incompleteness-theorems-work-20200714/....which kinda implies that in the big picture thin... 
A challenge to the "measurement" camp
...some interesting reading and maybe some clarity...https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/the-delusion-of-scientific-omniscience/https://getpocket.com/explore/item/should-quantum-anomalies-make-us-rethink-reality?utm_source=pocke...htt... 
So Long, Clark Johnsen
Been a tough several days for the audio community with the passing of Art Dudley and Clark Johnsen. Had the pleasure of meeting both gentlemen and they were very much as described by many in these pages and others. They were both incredibly knowle... 
What other Hobbies or Interests Do You Have?
Nice, very nice....thank you. 
What other Hobbies or Interests Do You Have?
Their lug work was a genius work of art. Just went to the Waterford site ( Waterford is where I believe the Paramount master builders all landed ) and looked at the 22-Series Artisan Stainless page.....and good gawd those frames are gorgeous and i... 
What other Hobbies or Interests Do You Have?
If I still had the Bob Jackson, I'd have it hanging on the wall in the family room. They are, after all, pieces of art. :-) Ahhh....yes indeed, a work of art from the golden age of Brit frame building ( complete with the gorgeous stove enameling ... 
What other Hobbies or Interests Do You Have?
Road cycling. I had a custom frame built in England and outfitted it with all Campagnola Record equipment. The thing was like riding a bicycle made by Ferarri. With the steep frame angles, it was a very quick handling bicycle. Coming down the cany... 
So What Is Real?
Holy Crap! Just did the math. 18,000 LPs (and not counting the CDS and 78s he boasts) equates to buying a LP every day for 50 years. I’m throwing out the red BS flag on that one. Nahhh, accumulating that number of albums over a relatively short pe... 
Turntable got absolutely crushed by CD
And yeah and many of us have heard several examples of analog reel-to-reels absolutely smoking supposedly state-of-the-art digital  
So What Is Real?
The most important aspect of any power cord, interconnect or speaker cable is conductivity. All other properties are secondary. Some recent developments in cable design seem to strongly indicate that bandwidth may well trump conductivity as the mo... 
So What Is Real?
I suspect the former had more to do with improvement over the latter....just saying....Quite likely the case. Like in the examples I heard I never heard those changes as separate changes just heard the gross before and after. That being said the ... 
So What Is Real?
https://www.klipsch.com/news/klipsch-refreshes-iconic-cornwall-speaker-enthusiasts-get-first-listen-at-rocky-mountain-audio-fest-2019 " ...* An updated passive network features premium grade AudioQuest® internal wiring. ..." From the horses mout... 
So What Is Real?
Most "professional" recording engineers produce product that contains mediocre at best sound quality. To hold them up as them up as having the definitive opinion about anything is just specious.There are a number of engineers who have created sup... 
So What Is Real?
Most "professional" recording engineers produce product that contains mediocre at best sound quality. To hold them up as them up as having the definitive opinion about anything is just specious.There are a number of engineers who have created...