Chip/crisp packets, smartphones, the spooky sounds in space and the absolutely fascinating Diana Deutsch Speech to Song Illusion; welcome to our latest digest
Extracting audio from visual information https://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/algorithm-recovers-speech-from-vibrations-0804Algorithm recovers speech from the vibrations of a potato-chip bag filmed through soundproof glass.
Acoustic Bottles In Open Air Send Sound Waves On Trajectorieshttp://www.science20.com/news_articles/acoustic_bottles_in_open_air_send_sound_waves_on_trajectories-141924There’s a new wave of sound on the horizon carrying with it a broad scope of tantalizing potential applications, including advanced ultrasonic imaging and therapy, acoustic…
Diana Deutsch – Speech to Song Illusionhttp://deutsch.ucsd.edu/psychology/pages.php?i=212The Speech-to-Song Illusion was discovered by Deutsch in 1995, when she was fine-tuning the spoken commentary on her CD ‘Musical Illusions and Paradoxes’1. She had…
Smartphone Gyroscopes Convert Vibration into Sound for Eavesdroppinghttp://news92fm.com/468603/smartphone-gyroscopes-convert-vibration-into-sound-for-eavesdropping/We’ve heard the stories of our the microphones on our smartphone’s being used as a spy technique without our knowledge, but what about voluntarily turning our smartphones into a spy gadgets?
The spooky sounds of spacehttp://www.cnet.com/news/the-spooky-sounds-of-space/Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.
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Chris' passion for software, technology and innovation began in his teens with a diet of Sinclair ZX80's, Commodore Pets and early Apple products. Chris graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1983 and went on to have a career in software product development, software team management, web development, marketing and, now, general management. His other passions include bicycles, IoT, coffee, running, walking, cooking and supercharged Jags.