Tag Archives: Multimedia

564px-Old_radio July 29

What’s the new A&R?

In my previous post, I discussed the recent announcement by Thom Yorke of Radiohead that he was pulling his music from Spotify. This announcement has caused quite a stir, with lots of people taking pro and anti Spotify positions.  It’s important to have this sort of debate, but the focus on Spotify is causing people […]

Towards Hypermusic

Originally published at MIT‘s Leonardo On-Line in 1998 Experience While connecting to the Internet, the screaming of two modems arguing about their handshaking protocols finally stops when they come to an agreement. The modem speaker is turned off, but the modem continues to translate digital information into an acoustic signal: music for machines, perhaps. It […]

Sound On The Internet

From Developer.com 1997 The conventional wisdom among IT professionals is that audio is a toy, for entertainment purposes only. To date, the best use of audio in user interfaces is in video games and CD ROMs. But thanks to faster processors, sophisticated new algorithms, and well-thought-out new APIs, user interface designers stand poised to take […]