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Bruno Putzeys, an IEEE member, takes a break at Galaxy Studios in Belgium.
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At the 2006 Audio Electronics Society conference in San Francisco, Bruno Putzeys came face-to-face with the odd cult of celebrity that surrounds a select few audio amplifier designers.

“A guy came up to me talking about me without realizing I was me,” he laughs. “Then he saw my name tag, and he said, ‘Oh, awesome meeting you.’ He shook my hand, and then he hurried off!”

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