Supercharged

Supercharged

Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world.

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Hosted by Adam Dachis and Darren Herczeg.



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Is It Good or Bad to Speed Up Audio Playback?

137: Is It Good or Bad to Speed Up Audio Playback?

February 4, 2017 at 1:45PM • 60 minutes • Wiki Entry

Is it inherently bad to speed up audio, listening at up to three times the speed it was originally recorded at? If not, why do so many people take issue with it and, if so, why do people keep doing it? This week, we'll try to figure that out.




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The Verge thinks it's wrong and the Atlantic explores why it likely isn't. So that, in itself, kind of answers the question. ;)