illusory discontinuity is an auditory illusion in which a continuous ongoing sound becomes inaudible during a brief, non-masking noise. The illusion is perceived only by some listeners, but not by others, reflecting individual variation in hearing abilities.
The most susceptible listeners describe their sensations in terms of the sound actually containing a physical gap. The illusory discontinuity is strongest when the interrupting sound is short (50ms). Longer sounds elicit weaker illusory discontinuity; this effect may be related to better auditory segregation. human ear

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Bruno Gustavo Costa

A product of the 80's, amidst Portugal's recent shift to democracy, Bruno grew in a pre widespread internet society. Playing outside was the norm and home-taping was killing the music industry (not illegal downloads).

A animal lover, tech enthusiast and Game Boy (DMG-01) afficionado.

About illusory discontinuity

For long i have wanted to create a website (probably since about 1999), but was never really happy with either the result or the tech used.

Forum talks about blogging platforms and static site generation encouraged me to move forwards and i got to work. Goodbye fancy layouts and the latest tech trend.

The website serves as a repository of writings about a book, a record that got my attention as well as concerts or other activities.

There might be some occasional postings of ideas, rants about things i enjoy, except for frontend development, i get enough of that at work.