Posts Tagged ‘Sound’

How Sound Works

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

The science, mathematics and biology of sound. Found at YouTube from Vihart.

The Blind Film Critic

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Jay Forry, an actual blind film critic, explains sound in films. Found at Vimeo from Stike Anywhere.


Saturday, June 5th, 2010

This is pretty cool. From Daniel Palacios‘ page at Vimeo.

‘Waves’ utilizes a basic construction of a long piece of elastic string and two motors to visualize the presence of people close to the installation. The string between the two motorized chambers reacts to the people presence and movements, it twirls to produce a sine-wave simulation that eloquently resembles both the digitization of real-time sound waves and patterns of flow and connectivity found in natural systems.

The simple act of making the “invisible” visible can produce profound effects in both our understanding of the world around us and the close relationship we have to the natural and built environment that we occupy daily.

Baby’s First Sound

Friday, May 28th, 2010

An eight-month-old baby’s reaction after having his cochlear implant activated for the first time. Found at YouTube from beancounterbb.

How To Make Sound Visible

Friday, August 7th, 2009

The simple process of vibrating a dish of liquid can make for some pretty interesting results – mixing in a bit of cornstarch can be downright freaky. Found at YouTube from makemagazine.