160,000 watts of RUSH — how loud is that, really? Turns out, only about 8 times louder than a 300 watt amp! And only about 16 times louder than a 30 watt amp!

The carryon about one-hundred and sixty thousands watts, holy cow, that’s huge! actually breaks down this way: Every doubling of power is represented as 3dB. It takes 10dB difference to make something sound “twice as loud” or “twice as quiet”. So 160,000 watts only sounds about twice as loud as 20,000 watts (that’s about 9dB … Read more

A million views on youtube earns $1,250 — Rick Beato: I Confronted the People That BLOCKED My Video (Rant)

Of Beato’s 750 youtube videos (original content): 250 are demonetized, the top/best 1/3rd of his videos. 465 copyright claims, 43 blocks (forced removals of his videos).   A million views of a youtube video earns $1,250

NGA wants a global map for ambient sound

BY SUSAN MILLER APR 30, 2018 The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency wants to map the world’s ambient sounds. The NGA Research Directorate’s Environment and Culture pod wants to “leverage new and emerging technologies to characterize spatial-temporal patterns in sounds and develop corresponding foundational geospatial datasets,” the agency said in a request for information. The same way technology … Read more