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Father of the CD, Norio Ohga, Dead At 81 180

lightbox32 writes "Norio Ohga, who was Sony's president and chairman from 1982 to 1995, died Saturday at the age of 81. He has been credited with developing CDs, which he insisted be designed at 12 centimeters (4.8 inches) in diameter to hold 75 minutes worth of music — in order to store Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in its entirety."

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get to work.