What I Learned Investing in ETH

Photo by Thought Catalog / Unsplash I wrote about ETH a while ago and how I had felt it lost its way by hard-forking to "fix" a hack. I said at the time that they should have just let the hacker get the funds, even though it was $100M…

Are Reconstruction Filters Audible? (Part 3)

I previously talked about filters and the new headphone rig I put together after taking a long break from audio as a hobby. Now I'm going to talk about the bizarre series of events that made me a believer in the negative effects of linear-phase filters. Like a lot of…

Are Reconstruction Filters Audible? (Part 2)

In part one I gave an overview of what a digital reconstruction filter is, why it’s necessary and how it might be responsible for some of digital audio's flaws. I also stated that I could, in fact, hear the difference. Since not everyone agrees that linear phase filters are…

Are Reconstruction Filters Audible?

(Mytek's Brooklyn DAC+) Based on what we currently know about how the ear works, they shouldn't be. But they are. What the heck? This is a contentious topic. Audio -- and we're usually talking about music played through headphones or a home stereo -- is very subjective and tends to…

Migrating My Blog to Ghost

For a while now I've been hosting my own blog using the static site generator Hugo. I like it for its simplicity, I don't live having to maintain the software on my local machine.I've used posthaven in the past, but it seems perpetually feature-lacking. I think Medium is ok,…