MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface and allows different synthesizers to "speak" to each other. Before MIDI musicians were limited significantly in performance because their equipment could not process signals from different manufacturers. Enjoy this short video about the history and future of MIDI technology.
Sabrina Pena Young
Award-winning composer Sabrina Pena Young created the "groundbreaking" animated film Libertaria: The Virtual Opera, recently completed a commission for Malletkat and comic book panels, and gave a TED Talk on "Singing Geneticists and EPIC Machinima Opera" at this past TEDxBuffalo. In her spare time she enjoys reading everything sci-fi and futurist and plays the congas.
Watch Libertaria: The Virtual Opera