Driving Miss Digital

Driving Miss Digital is a primer that explains, from first concepts, the basics and basis of modern audio and video technology. It is written as a fictional love story in simple English.

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Important: The internal navigation links are broken. Use this menu to navigate to all the chapters.

Start here: Introduction

Analogue is Analog

Section One: Analog, Digital and Sampling

Analogue is Analog
Digital is Discrete

Professor Sampler’s notes:

The Challenge

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Section Two: The Eye and the Image

The Eye Checkup

Defining Sharpness
Image Resolution
The World of Contrasts
At the Edge of Acutance
What Noise Does

The First Phone Call

Notes by Dr. Optoglass:

The Night Out
Lights Out

IntoWindow

Section Three: The Ear and Audio

A New Awakening
The Difference between Sound and Audio
Hearing vs Listening

Grandma Moon Speaks:

  • Understanding the Human Ear
  • 4. The Human Ear Part 1
  • 5. The Human Ear Part 2

The Same Story

Hands

Section Four: Unification

Sampler in the Dock
Knowing the Enemy
Love, in Secret
Analog Stands on Trial
Time Sweeps, whether there’s Dirt or Not
A New Town
Unification

Bob’s and Cathy’s Notes – Building the Ideal Audiovisual System:

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