99% Invisible

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Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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99% Invisible

Roman Mars
1 288- Guerrilla Public Service Redux2017-12-12 22:33:02
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2 287- The Nut Behind the Wheel2017-12-05 22:58:46
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3 286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream2017-11-28 21:03:36
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4 285- Money Makers2017-11-21 22:05:55
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5 284- Hero Props: Graphic Design in Film & Television2017-11-14 22:57:08
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6 283- Dollhouses of St. Louis2017-11-07 16:25:14
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7 282- Oyster-tecture2017-10-31 22:25:16
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8 281- La Sagrada Familia2017-10-25 01:30:00
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9 280- Half Measures2017-10-18 07:00:00
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10 279- The Containment Plan2017-10-11 03:30:00
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11 278- The Athletic Brassiere2017-10-03 23:13:42
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12 277- Ponte City Tower2017-09-26 17:29:10
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13 276- The Finnish Experiment2017-09-19 21:14:13
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14 275- Coal Hogs Work Safe2017-09-12 22:14:40
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15 274- The Age of the Algorithm2017-09-05 23:45:54
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16 273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque2017-08-29 21:47:20
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17 272- Person in Lotus Position2017-08-22 21:13:02
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18 271- The Great Dismal Swamp2017-08-15 22:42:25
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19 270- The Stethoscope2017-08-09 01:09:48
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20 269- Ways of Hearing2017-08-01 23:39:13
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269- Ways of Hearing

When the tape started rolling in old analog recording studios, there was a feeling that musicians were about to capture a particular moment. On tape, there was no “undo.” They could try again, if they had the time and money, but they couldn’t move backwards. What’s done is done, for better and worse. Digital machines entered the mix in the 1980s, changing the way music was made — machines with a different sense of time. And the digital era has not just altered our tools for working with sound but also our relationship to time itself. Part of the new Radiotopia Showcase, Ways of Hearing is a six-episode series hosted by musician Damon Krukowski (Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi), exploring the nature of listening in our digital world. Each episode looks at a different way that the switch from analog to digital audio is influencing our perceptions, changing our ideas of Time, Space, Love, Money, Power and Noise. In the digital age, our voices carry further than they ever did before, but how are they being heard? Plus, we have a little bonus, classic episode of 99pi, featuring Sound Opinions. Ways of Hearing …read more