Tuesday, September 20, 2005

sound people are geniuses too

a heartfelt mazel tov to emily thompson, who was just this morning named as a 2005 macarthur fellow (otherwise known as the recipient of a "genius grant.")

according to the macarthur website, ms. thompson is a noteworthy aural historian,
who has been working to bridge the history of the United States and the histories of technology, science, sound, and acoustics to examine transformations in the American soundscape. hoorah for emily!

Read more about her efforts and acoustic adventures