Tag Archives: sound
By gavin | Published: July 29, 2008
Chris clipped THROUGH MY EARS the other day. Hmmm sounded familiar. Exploring my archives I came across this little snippet from 2003: the Degree Confluence Project / “The goal of the project is to visit each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world, and to take pictures at each [...]
By gavin | Published: April 28, 2008
Science Machine from Chad Pugh on Vimeo. Testing out some new Tumblr-like code. This is a time-lapse of an Adobe Illustrator master doing his thing. One of my favorite new Portishead songs provides the soundtrack.
By gavin | Published: October 17, 2006
Reading the recent Total Experience post, Studio 360: “Scratch and Sniff,” The Mystery of Smell, I was reminded why I love museum exhibit designers: How can we design compelling experiences to exploit people’s sense of smell? Displays of perfumery and taste enhancers are common. A more thrilling, if somewhat bizarre example, has been the [...]
By gavin | Published: October 6, 2006
In the article Ambient Signifiers at Boxes and Arrows, Ross Howard describes how the Tokyo rail system uses audio cues to help folks reach the right destination. While the article isn’t focused on ambient audio—Ross only uses it as an example of ambient design possibilities—it got me thinking about what’s happening in the ambient audio [...]
By gavin | Published: December 12, 2005
This time from the Commonwealth Club, “Strategies for Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization.” It’s a RealAudio stream, about an hour long.
By gavin | Published: October 18, 2005
As a follow-up to the last entry, here’s a Tom Kelley interview, “A discussion on how to encourage and recognize daily innovation and creativity, assessing what tools, talents, or personas drive innovative projects and ideas.” 45 min Real audio. This is great stuff, and it’s a free 45 min lesson from the general manager of [...]
By gavin | Published: March 17, 2002
“Boodler is a tool for creating soundscapes — continuous, infinitely varying streams of sound. Boodler is designed to run in the background on a computer, maintaining whatever sound environment you desire.” Boodler can listen to a network socket for messages and alter the soundscape accordingly.
By gavin | Published: October 25, 2001
Peep: The Network Auralizer — Straight from sweetcode, this is a wonderful app! “Peep is a network monitoring tool that represents network information via audio output. Network diagnosis with Peep is made not only based on singular network events, but on whether the network as a whole “sounds normal”. ” Go listen to the samples.