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The Audio and Acoustic Engineering Research Centre at the University of Salford is building a sound map of the world to investigate how sounds in our everyday environment make us feel. Salford is building a sound map of the world to investigate how sounds in our everyday environment make us feel. We’re calling people across the world to use their iphone (or any other audio recorder) to record clips of around 30 seconds in length from different sounds

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Infographic: The History Of Audio Equipment

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3D Printed Record - Audio Tests

3D Printed Record by Amanda Ghassaei. I've created a technique for converting digital audio files into 3D printable 33rpm records and printed some functional prototypes over the weekend. These records play on regular turntables, with regular needles, at regular speeds, just like any vinyl record. The audio on the records is very low resolution (as you can hear), it has a sampling rate of 11kHz (a quarter of typical mp3 audio) and 5-6bit resolution (mp3 audio is 16 bit). Find my Processing…

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Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

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@katemclean "Our most precious moments of travel are taken home not through our luggage, not through our cameras… but through our senses". Mendiratta 2010. Imagination & creativity. Travel. Education. Sensory Maps.