Tag Archives: Suzanne Vega

Random Fact: “Tom’s Diner” was the first MP3

Thought this might be of interest to tournament listeners.  An article about the development of the MP3 explains that Peoples’ Choice Tournament participant, “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega, was chosen by Karlheinz Brandenburg.  The human voice was difficult to compress, … Continue reading

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Round of 128: Division O Results

As the Round of 128 winds down, now’s a good time to check in on a couple contenders and pretenders from the Division O, where all four top seeds advanced to the Round of 64. #1 Romeo and Juliette (Dire … Continue reading

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