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New Sounds

Leave a Message at the Beep

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Listen to works sourcing voicemails, most from tape(!), including Irish composer Roger Doyle’s “Memento Mori,” built around Doyle's answering machine messages from the late 80's & more.

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99% Invisible

145- Octothorpe

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

If you want to follow conversation threads relating to this show on social media—whether Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, Tumblr—you know to look for the hashtag: #99pi. In our current digital age, the hashtag identifies movements, events, happenings,

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New Sounds

Leave a Message at the Beep

Saturday, August 02, 2014

From the melodious inflections of phone messages, listen to a number of works sourcing voicemails, most from tape(!) on this New Sounds program. Hear Irish composer Roger Doyle’s “Memento Mori,” composed around intimate verbal time capsules culled from various answering machine messages of Doyle's family, close friends and partners, all of them recorded and preserved in the late 80's.

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Listen to Lucy

Ups and downs of taking the stairs

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Ups and downs of taking the stairs

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New Sounds

Leave a Message at the Beep

Monday, July 08, 2013

From the melodious inflections of phone messages, listen to a number of works sourcing voicemails, most from tape(!) on this New Sounds program. Hear Irish composer Roger Doyle’s “Memento Mori,” composed around intimate verbal time capsules culled from various answering machine messages of Doyle's family, close friends and partners, all of them recorded and preserved in the late 80's.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Verizon Looks to Cut the Copper Wire

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Verizon is hoping to pilot a new phone system that doesn’t rely on costly copper wiring in areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy. Under a plan currently before regulators the telecommunications giant would turn home phones in areas like Fire Island into “tethered” cell phones. New York Times reporter Patrick McGeehan talks about the controversial switch.

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Listen to Lucy

End of the line for the landline

Monday, February 11, 2013

End of the line for the landline

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New Sounds

Leave a Message at the Beep (Special Podcast)

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

WNYC

From the melodious inflections of phone messages, listen to a number of works sourcing voicemails, most from tape(!) on this New Sounds program. Hear Irish composer Roger Doyle’s “Memento Mori,” composed around intimate verbal time capsules culled from various answering machine messages of Doyle's family, close friends and partners, all of them recorded and preserved in the late 80's.

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New Sounds

Leave a Message at the Beep

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

From the melodious inflections of phone messages, listen to a number of works sourcing voicemails, most from tape(!) on this New Sounds program. Hear Irish composer Roger Doyle’s “Memento Mori,” composed around intimate verbal time capsules culled from various answering machine messages of Doyle's family, close friends and partners, all of them recorded and preserved in the late 80's.

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WNYC News

New NYPL Feature Allows Access to 1940 NYC Telephone Books

Monday, April 02, 2012

WNYC

The New York Public Library is introducing a new research tool to help track down past city residents through old telephone directories. The release of this new feature coincides with the first-ever online release of the 1940 U.S. Census Bureau data by thee National Archives.

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The Takeaway

Tim Wu on the Rise and Fall of Information Empires

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

It's a debate that's been around for as long as the Internet has been around: How do we keep the information superhighway open and beneficial for the public in a world that seems increasingly driven by corporations? The question has inspired plenty of debate about modern treatment of older principals, but author Tim Wu insists this debate isn’t new. He says it’s been around as long as communication structures have existed — from the telephone and radio to television.

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Studio 360

Design for the Real World: Telephone Ring

Saturday, October 12, 2002

The multimedia artist and designer Ben Rubin explains the origin of an everyday sound — the telephone ring.

(Originally aired: May 16, 2002)

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Studio 360

Design for the Real World: Telephone Ring

Saturday, May 18, 2002

Multimedia artist and designer Ben Rubin explains the origin of something we hear everyday — the telephone ring. 

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