Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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A protocol that lets musical instruments talk to and trigger one another turns 30 years old today. MIDI is still used by the likes of dance-punk band !!!. It’s inventor Dave Smith explains its use. A new version of Microsoft Office turns purchasers into subscribers. The IRS has had a Tumblr for months, but it’s just now getting noticed.
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Happy Birthday, MIDI and the New MS Office

A protocol that lets musical instruments talk to and trigger one another turns 30 years old today. MIDI is still used by the likes of dance-punk band !!!. It’s inventor Dave Smith explains its use. A new version of Microsoft Office turns purchasers into subscribers. And, the IRS has had a Tumblr for months, but it’s just now getting noticed.
Posted In: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Music, music technology

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