Room Acoustics 101

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Here’s a simple to understand, visual version of basic room acoustic properties. People argue about gear and formats and often times forget to deal with the most important aspect of what they are hearing – the room.

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The Ghost in the MP3

Excellent work by Ryan letting you hear an approximation of what they are removing from MP3 files when doing “lossy” compression.

This is what the MP3 programmers deem unimportant in your music. You can play the video with it’s own …

Killing With Sound

You may have known that they have developed weapons using sound, and these are already shipping to military and police customers. While this “non-lethal” approach to crowd control is appreciated I can’t help but think of the abuse this will …

Engineers Invent Acoustic Equivalent of One-Way Glass

Engineers Invent Acoustic Equivalent of One-Way Glass – Slashdot.

Wild stuff. One way sound?

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The Quietest Place On Earth Will Cause You To Hallucinate In 45 Minutes

31-14_staticThe Quietest Place On Earth Will Cause You To Hallucinate In 45 Minutes – Slashdot.

Amazing group of stories about sound, and what sorts of things can be learned by removing as much of it as possible. Silence is …