Brent Saltzman

Interested in all things technology with a passion for analog, design, audio, and anything that sparks creativity and imagination.

  1. Why not an Automatic Smart Watch?

    Yesterday Apple released the much anticipated Watch. I still have yet to watch the Keynote presentation in depth (I'm going to do this tonight), but from what I recall (attempting) to watch it live it uses a magnetic induction charger. This is great, it's a pretty easy and stress…

    on Technology, Time pieces

  2. It's all about perceived value.... and margins

    Marques Brownlee says it best: The more people think your product is worth, the more they'll pay for it. If all you care about is the fashion statement then get a pair of Beats by Dre heaphones, but if what you care about is actual sound quality, durability, or frequency…

    on Audio

  3. Query

    via xkcd…

  4. Countdown to InfoComm 2014

    After over a year of anticipation the InfoComm show is finally upon us! InfoComm 2014 is the largest professional AV show in the world, with more than 950 exhibitors and 35,000+ attendees from over 110 countries. This is your once-a-year opportunity to see the latest audiovisual technology, learn the…

    on AV, Digital Singage, InfoComm, Work

  5. Heartbleed Explanation (via xkcd)

    on heartbleed, Security, xkcd

  6. Ohm's Law and How to Never Forget It.

    One of those things you have to learn when you're in the Audio industry (and many others) is the Ohm's Law. Yes, that annoying pie chart that looks like a jumble of letters and math equations: It's pretty simple really, to find the Wattage, Current, or Voltage of something,…

    on Amateur Radio, Audio, Electronics

  7. Song (or PSA) of the Week: Dumb Ways to Die

    So this little magical piece of animation surfaced back in February. It was put out by Metro Trains of Australia in efforts to educate their population on train safety. Basically you wouldn't poke a stick at a grizzly bear, so you also shouldn't try to beat the rail crossing gates.…

    on Animation, Music, Song of the Week

  8. Song of the Week: Drugstore Animal by Love in Stockholm

    Here's a band that I genuinely just discovered thanks to Spotify. What appeals the most to me is well, the brass instruments particularly the saxophone (oh and they even have a piano!)  and the way this band intermixes it into their catchy tunes. Love in Stockholm brings a refreshing…

    on Music, Song of the Week