Tagged: conversation

TOSP Episode 23: March 5th 2012 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Mar 06, 2012

Episode 23 of TOSP is _out_, yo! This week, aimee and Elf talk Mars, twisted radiowaves, a new livestock virus, the new number of neurons in a human brain (clue: it’s less than you might think), oxygen-generating biomaterial, SpeechJamming, meetings and IQ, using cellphone data following disasters, and the survival of the brightest. Read More

Quiet! I was talking! - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Mar 02, 2012

Because there simply aren’t enough real problems which science could tackle, Japanese scientists have unleashed the newest weapon in the war for airspace in a conversation. Yes, ladies and gentlemen: allow me to introduce the SpeechJammer.  In essence, a directional mic takes a recording of what the sinning conversationalist is saying, and the plays it [...] … Read More

How do you Visualise a Conversation? - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Jun 24, 2011

Over the next couple of days I am helping run an online event called Magnetic South – an online game about the long term future of Christchurch. It is part of Christchurch City Council’s Share an Idea suite of initiatives and will input to the development of the Central City Plan. The game is being run on … Read More