SHO-ZYG

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending an afternoon of talks on environmental sound at Goldsmiths University, hosted by the UK and Ireland Soundscape Community.  Two of the presentations which I found particularly interesting were by Max Dixon, who was responsible for implementing the London Mayor’s Ambient Noise Strategy, and Lisa Lavia, managing director of […]

Digestible Media

In a Guardian article today, Ben Goldacre wrote that clinical research into the effectiveness of many prescription drugs is often only published when the results are favourable, i.e. the pharmaceutical companies have a great deal of sway when it comes to the studies that are released to healthcare professionals.  He noted that this is not […]

Improvised gestural instruments, Hang playing, and a Moog.

I was reading this post by Binary Heap, and remembered an interesting project I had stumbled upon a few months ago – turning jelly into musical instruments.  I always wanted an instrument I could eat… Anyway, here’s the link.  Using the same general idea but with gaming instead of music is this, a device that […]