I've had my Apogee Duet 2 for about a year now, but it was until recently that I really had the chance to test out its abilities as a preamp for tracking multiple instruments and layering them together in a DAW. That said - here are my thoughts on this amazing little device:
The Duet 2, for those of you who haven't had the chance to use one, is a two line in four line out box with one button on it - that uses a set of breakout cables to handle the ins and outs. Kind of like an iPad or iPhone: it's incredibly minimal. One big knob that functions as a controller for a variety of purposes - from switching between sources, to controlling the volume - it's a very intuitive design. ...continue reading "Review: Apogee Duet 2"
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Anyone who has planned a conference knows that they’re a lot of work. Lining up speakers. Coordinating room schedules. Coming up with discussion topics. Promoting the event so that people show up. And, oh yeah... learning stuff! That’s important too.
The event we’re talking about here is TechWeek@DU, which ran from April 16th - 19th at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies in Denver, Colorado, and was brought together by the school's Global Health Affairs Program, Humanitarian Assistance Program, and the Center for Sustainable Development and International Peace. Five events in four days involving experts from Denver, Washington DC, and the greater Boston area, and discussing some of the most pressing issues in and around ICT4D. From crisis mapping to mHealth - for a week the Korbel School had tech on its mind. ...continue reading "Lessons Learned from TechWeek@DU"