Category Archives: Other Thoughts

Pint of Science; Southampton 15th May 2017

I’ve been invited to give a brief discussion about science, over a pint, in Southampton on Monday May 15th @ 7pm. The venue is the Belgium & Blues 184 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW. Tickets are £4 and there are only a few remaining! Book here:

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Dissertation Writing

I often find at this time of year my 2nd year (Level 5) students need a bit of help for the looming mountain that will be their Final Major Project / Dissertation. I wrote this guide last year, and I’ve just updated it to include another piece of work on how to generate ideas. Let […]

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Terminator style!

It’s been a long time since I last posted on this website. My fault. Sorry. But I’m relatively back, and I’ve got a few things that I want to share with you guys. So, like the terminator – both I and ambisonics are back. The first is that Scott Dorsey gave me some page space […]

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Audio-Only Games

There are a slew of audio-only games available for iOS (I’ve covered Papa Sangre, and Nightjar previously). The two newest are called Vanished and Blindside. In the case of Papa Sangre, it’s fitting to post this again on Hallowe’en. They’re pretty intense to play. Calrec’s community site has given a nice overview of Vanished and […]

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UNESCO Audiovisual Heritage Day 2013

Official release from UNESCO; Audiovisual documents, such as films, radio and television programmes, audio and video recordings, contain the primary records of the 20th and 21st centuries. Transcending language and cultural boundaries, appealing immediately to the eye and the ear, to the literate and illiterate, audiovisual documents have transformed society by becoming a permanent complement […]

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Headphone Health Check

Mother Nature Network’s Chanie Kirschner has given a brief description of how headphones may be damaging our hearing. Headphones always have been a danger to our hearing, if you listen to music with them too loudly for too long. But earbuds brought hearing loss to a whole new level because they don’t work to cancel […]

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Universe of Sound: The Projects

Up for an award at this year’s Pro Sound News Awards is the Universe of Sound project. A cool niche project, with seemingly huge potential. Check it out here. Sadly I missed it when it came through Birmingham but the organisers are looking to roll it out to more cities in the future!

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Piracy Figures

Told you. Those who care, buy. Those who don’t, won’t.

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24Hz Water Experiment

Is very, very cool.

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What If? Supersonic Sound

One of my favourite websites, XKCD, has recently answered a question on supersonic sound. And if we can hear the future. It’s went slightly viral in the hardcore social media groups on audio, but for those who haven’t seen it.. check it out here!

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