Ipod Audio

Spaces Speak – Aural Architecture and IPod Space

At the moment we are reading ‘Spaces Speak, are you Listening?’ by Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Slater. We experience spaces not only by seeing but also by listening. We can navigate a room in the dark, and “hear” the emptiness of a house without furniture. Our experience of music in…

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Embedding Google My Maps and YouTube

A slightly hidden feature of the new Google My Maps service is the ability to embed video directly within the map. Using the ‘edit html’ option you can simply cut and paste any embed tag from YouTube or Google Video. The ability to include video, and therefore audio, combined with…

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Ipod City – Digital Audio and Perception of Place

Our perception of urban space is based on sight, smell, sound and to some extent touch. Portable music became main stream in 1979 with the introduction of the Sony Walkman and with it came a change to the way we perceive the space around us. By filtering out the natural…

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