April 25, 2018

Electrostatic loudspeakers

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio How electrostatic loudspeakers work Of all the speaker types we’re going to discuss in these three posts the electrostat is the oddest because it does not employ magnetic fields to move the diaphragm. Instead, it uses static electricity. And electrostat consists of a thin flat diaphragm usually consisting of […]

This killer whale has learned how to say ‘hello,’ ‘bye bye,’ and count to 3

By Alexandra Ma from Business Insider Wikie has become the first killer whale to mimic human speech. The 16-year-old female orca uses her blowhole to say words. Researchers say she might even be able to hold basic conversations with humans in the future. A killer whale in France has become the first of its kind […]

Your old devices won’t be able to connect to iTunes soon

BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable The first-generation Apple TV was released more than 11 years ago and starting this May, Apple’s iTunes Store will no longer work on the device, along with other older computers. In a recent Apple support post, the tech company announced that the online store to purchase music, videos, TV shows, […]

RJRGLEANER Chairman Lester Spalding is dead

From RJR News Online Lester Spaulding, Chairman of the RJRGleaner Communications Group is dead. He died Friday morning in hospital. He became Managing Director of Radio Jamaica in 1978. Mr. Spaulding led the company through its expansion up to its recent merger to become the RJRGleaner Communications Group. He had signalled his intention to step […]

Royal Caribbean offers to give [UK] Parliament the horn

By Amie Keeley From Travel Weekly Royal Caribbean has offered up one of its ship’s horns to be played from Parliament Square after it was announced Big Ben would be silenced for four years. Royal Caribbean Cruises has written to Speaker of The House of Commons, John Bercow MP, offering to adapt one of its horns to […]

Rebel designs in audio

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Modern analog designs leverage common circuit ideas. Few are original. Complimentary outputs, vbe multipliers, diff pairs, current sources, current mirrors, etc., were all original designs that became commonplace. One of the most talented, creative, and radical designers of all time is Bob Widlar.  Widlar invented the basic building blocks […]

Cayman Islands hospital and pharmacy introduce medical cannabis

CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group pioneer introduction of Medical Cannabis Grand Cayman’s CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group have made a ground breaking medical introduction by acquiring an initial quantity of Medical Cannabis for the treatment of physician selected patients who are resident to the Cayman Islands. The export partner, […]

BRT Weekend heads to an A-List location Palm Springs, California

April 19, 2017: What do Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach Country Music Festival, and BRT Weekend Caribbean Music Festival have in common??? Each of these events will take place in the California desert getaway—Palm Springs. BRT Weekend will be the first Caribbean 3-day/6 parties’ concert for Palm Springs, which is scheduled for Memorial […]

Amazon Echo will bring artificial intelligence into our lives much sooner than expected

By Mark Skilton, The Conversation From Business Insider What’s all the fuss about the voice-activated home speaker that Amazon is due to release in the UK and Germany in late September? This gadget has been available in the US for over a year and has proven a minor hit, with sales estimates between 1.6m and 3m. […]

The Bagpiper

This was sent to us by a reader. Enjoy I love this story. Lay down what’s bothering you, breath in the fresh air and LISTEN to this story. Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life. As […]