On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 10:46:05AM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> the guy from the chicago symphony who makes carbon fiber violins still
Interesting, didn't know about those.
> a luthier i talked to in berlin told me that most of the magic of old
Most luthiers will tell you the same thing. And indeed many of them
today have an engineering or science degree. I see no reason for
not believing it. The open questions are why and how this ageing
seem to *improve* the sound. It could very well have the opposite
A world of exhaustive, reliable metadata would be an utopia.
It's also a pipe-dream, founded on self-delusion, nerd hubris
and hysterically inflated market opportunities. (Cory Doctorow)
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