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1) What website company is the article from?

2) What is the name of the company the analyst is from?

3) How long has he been an analyst?

4) What is his name (author of the article)?

5) What are the only 2 inventions that have made it to the mass market since 2000?

6) What are the only 3 “experiential” evolutions we have seen since television was invented?

7) The analyst says the “TV experience needs to be ________________.”

8) What are the 3 companies that excite him, “how the TV will become a platform in the future?”

9) What is the current aspect ratio of TV?

10) What is the aspect ratio of “some new” TV’s?

11) The added space on the sides or top and bottom of the TV display could be used for additional content… What is that content?

12) What are two genres that stick out as content that can be extremely interactive?

13) “When TV was first invented, it transformed an audio-only experience into ___ _________ _____.”

14) For TV to be reinvented we need to transform the audio and visual experience into _________, ___________, ____________.

1. What was 2pac’s first album named?
2. What 2pac song talks about teen pregnancy?
3. What 2pac song was written and dedicated to his mother?
4. How long was 2pac signed to Deathrow Records?
5. What was 2pac’s alias toward the end of his career?
6. What does the acronym Thug Life mean/stand for?
7.  What movie(s) has Tupac starred in?
8. What hip hop group did 2pac start his career off with as a dancer?
9. What was the first song 2pac was featured on?
10. What is 2pac’s birthday?
11. How long ago did he die?
12. What is his mothers name?
13. Who is 2pac’s sister?

 

Most of you are seniors in this class, the rest are juniors and will also soon be choosing what to do after high school.  Look up the cost to the following colleges, universities and technical schools.  Also find out if credits are transferable.

1.  The Art Institutes
2.  ITT
3.  Yale
4.  Trinity University
5.  Harvard
5.  Kaplan
6.  Westwood College
7.  UCLA
8.  UTI
9.  College of the Desert
10. Cal State – San Bernardino

Audio Technology
Desert Mirage High School

True/False

_____You want as much clipping as possible in every recording.

_____You never want to have ambience in a recording.

_____MP3’s are superior in quality and larger than wav files.

_____Crossfade is a technique used to transition from one audio source to the next.

_____You listen for the attack at the beginning of a sound and the decay at the end.

_____The properties of a room is comping.

_____Frequency and volume are one in the same.

_____Crosstalk is talking over another performer.

_____Ergonomics is unwanted signal leakage from one signal to another.

_____A goal in recording is to reproduce the original sound as close as possible.

_____All microphones record sound the same way.

_____Rooms vary in the way they effect a recording.

_____You use a cue sheet to plan out placement of performers and microphones.

_____Treble is the opposite of bass.

_____An omnidirectional microphone hears in all directions.

_____A Bidirectional microphone has a pickup from the front and back.

_____Deesser is a compressor used to reduce the “S” sound in a recording.

_____Blocking is taking the best parts of tracks and combining into one.

_____Clipping is audible distortion that occurs when a signals level exceeds the limits of a device.

_____A mixing network that combines outputs of other channels is a bus.

Fill in the blank with the following terms.  Use each word only once.  Leave your answers as a comment.

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