Good weekends

I’ve asked myself what makes a good weekend for many years. A few weeks back, I finally had an epiphany. I realized that my definition of a good weekend involves four actions in order or priority – rest, connect, learn something and building something. Rest means getting to sleep in for one of the two days […]

Amplifiers

In 1906, Lee De Forest invented the first amplifier. Until amplifiers were discovered, performers relied on the acoustics of a given space to amplify their voices. Opera artists were expert proponents of this performance genre. One of the more powerful uses of amplifiers was a political rally. Suddenly, a powerful speaker could command the attention of thousands […]