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>This summer, I'm hoping to teach a "Communications Technology" seminar for
>Master's students.  The approach will be primarily social and historical.
>However, I'd like to include some readings which substantially but clearly
>explain, in reasonable detail, the general technological ins and outs of
>the following:
>
>1/2" video recording and playback
 
You gotta get "Fast Forward", a funny and intreguing lok at the advent of
videotape technology...the soap opera surrounding the battle between
Matsushitia, Sony, & JVC, & the early history of the work done by Ampex,
where it came from, & where it went.
 
"Fast Forward" by James Lardner.  1987 WW Norton, Publisher. ISBN
0-393-02389-3
 
BTW...if you find a source for them, please let me know...I lost my
copy...
 
Mike
 
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It's not the time it takes to take the takes,
it's the time it takes BETWEEN the takes,
that takes the time to take the takes.
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