The MP3 Is Dead—Long Live the MP3 (Maybe)

Life Hacks – Spoken Edition show

Summary: When the MP3 first came out in the 1990s, it was a revolutionary digital audio coding format that significantly reduced the file size of audio content. It dropped sizes by 95 percent. This changed the culture around listening to music: people could carry a massive number of songs on a small device instead of lugging around physical CDs.