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Thomas Dolby

The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

€12,95

Based on his meticulous notes and journals, The Speed of Sound chronicles Dolby's life in the music business during the eighties; in Silicon Valley through the nineties, and at the forefront of the mobile phone revolution around the turn of the millennium - it was Dolby who created the synthesizer installed today on most mobile phones. With humour and a considerable panache for storytelling, The Speed of Sound is a revealing look behind the curtain of the music industry, as well as a unique history of technology over the past thirty years.

From sipping Chablis with Bill Gates to visiting Michael Jackson at his mansion or viewing the Web for the first time on Netscape founder Jim Clark's laptop, this is both the view from the ultimate insider and also that of a technology pioneer whose groundbreaking ideas have helped shape the way we live today.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2018
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Pages: 288
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781785783173
ISBN 10: 1785783173

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

€12,95