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Excerpts – part 1

KANZI IS ONE REMARKABLE APE—BONOBO, TO BE precise. He was adopted—kidnapped actually—by the dominant female, named Matata, of a captive colony at the Yerkes Primate Center in Georgia, who, as it happened, was being taught to communicate with humans through … Continue reading

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Squeaky Floorboard

There’s occasional talk about an audio system’s noise floor. You may hear someone claim a new component, or set of wires, or whatever, has lowered their noise floor to provide a “darker background,” or an “inky blackness.” No doubt, noise … Continue reading

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