Electric Guitar Extraordinaire- The Story of Les Paul

Les Paul Guitar Poindexters

If you love music, you owe Les Paul a debt of gratitude.  He has had an incredible influence on musical instruments, style, recording and playback that dates back to the 1930’s.  His innovations have had a revolutionary effect on every type of recorded music we hear.  He is best known for inventing the Gibson Les […]

Acoustics and Seat Cushions- The story of Wallace Sabine

Wallace Sabine Poindexters

By day, he was a mild-mannered professor of physics. By night, he was the midnight phantom of a Harvard lecture hall. Today, because of his unusual experiments with seat cushions, Wallace Clement Sabine is known as the father of architectural acoustics. Wallace Sabine is the physicist credited with the modern science of architectural acoustics. Sabine […]

Inventor and Futurist -The Story of Raymond Kurzweil

Raymond Kurzweil Poindexters

Raymond Kurzweil is an American inventor and futurist who touched the lives of many. His life’s work includes the modern synthesizer and a reading machine for the blind. Although his influence goes far beyond. He has been a pioneer in text-to-speech synthesis, synthesizers, speech recognition, and virtual reality. In addition, he is an accomplished author, […]