This is very true! A running joke at AES gatherings is how many hearing aids are in a given
listening room. Most professional audio engineers are severely treble-challenged by middle age. I
would bet that much of the younger generation will be wearing hearing aids before age 50.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Steven C. Barr(x)" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 10:04 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] MP3
> The other harsh reality (which I know all too well) is that most of
> the parties debating these details are at least into middle age, if
> not past...and as such have lost a significant part of the hearing
> they once had!
> We might make it a requirement that anyone intending to pass judgment
> on audio formats be required to submit a current audiogram of their
> hearing capabilities/limitations...
> Steven C. Barr