Category Archives: Technology

Squarepusher and the Geometry of Sound

In one of Arup’s London offices is an array of speakers designed to help architects and acoustic engineers hear how the designs of their spaces will sound when complete. It’s called an ambisonic array. Virtual sound models for proposed concert … Continue reading

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Avante Arduino

What’s the greatest piece of design to come out of Italy in the last decade? The Branca chair by Mattiazzi? Something by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso? It was the Arduino, a simple microcontroller board, named according to the Wall Street … Continue reading

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Antarctica, industry and the legacy of High Tech.

All Your Base Are Built By Us: High tech and high value manufacturing The new Halley VI research station is the sixth to be built on the floating Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica – a region that has established itself … Continue reading

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Portal placements

As the Be Open Sound Portal passes into the hands of two of London’s most dynamic creative schools, the very limitations of the experience it offers – an unparalleled, immersive sound experience normally only experienced by a privileged few for … Continue reading

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