The Ghost In The MP3 also known as modernist is an experiment by Ryan Patrick Maguire where he collects the bits of data that are erased during the MP3 and MP4 compression processes that make our files smaller and plays them back as a standalone file. This results in a hazy, ghostly audio and video of the discarded bits of data that are erased when a file is compressed that sounds and looks like it’s trapped in another dimension.
Ever wonder how computer voices and speech recognition technology are developed? Watch this insightful short film on the art of how many of these synthetic voices are created, how they’ve developed throughout the years and get an inside look at a studio session at Nuance, one of the biggest companies in the field [and the rumored Siri creators].
Breathing Portraits by Tristan Perich. Speakers with subaudible waveforms, capturing the movement of their subjects’ breathing patterns during sleep.
Check out these cool waveform necklaces from jewelry and product designer David Bizer. You can get one of these, one of a kind necklaces generated out of any audio file. So you can turn a special message or one of your favorite bits of audio into a physical 3D representation to wear around your neck or wrist.