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This is great news (the start of convergence at last): http://www.bbc.co.uk/multicast/ “The BBC & ITV intend to test the technical possibilities of streaming more of […]
Went to Cory’s talk on yet more digital rights management attempts. Can’t help thinking that either (1) this will be far too complicated to create […]
Got a mention in the Guardian today with my CI hat on… http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,,1699518,00.html I said a lot more in my interview of course, like it’s […]
Talk went ok. Dominique Proust was interesting – mapping the history of Music of the Spheres from Pythagoras to Kepler to Herschel, so I followed […]
If you are near Poitier or Bourges next week you are very welcome to come along to a small festival of music and science.. I’ll […]
We just relaunched CI (www.ci-info.com and www.ci-support.com) with our new design, and started video delivery to iTunes for a dash of excitement. A nice start […]
… is doing the rounds again… so I thought a few facts would help.
Your information aura Your mobile phone changes the definition of who and what you are, and since everyone has them, changes the reality of humans […]
‘Space:Planetary Consciousness and the Arts‘ – 10th Workshop and Symposium Château d’Yverdon, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland (PDF 2MB)
Presented “Music and Astronomy” at the Dana Centre – Science Museum, London, UK As part of the Cybersonica “Symposium on Music and Science”, 2:30-3:45pm (also […]
“La France”, private concert on the river Thames, London (UK) Played: Tempest, Joan of Arc, Absorptance, Glass, ds2 series1
tired: pirates of the carribean fired: pirate software/music/la la la hired: pirate drugs ref: pfizer “running out of money to fund new R&D” cost of […]
Resonance FM (London (UK) radio) Played Absorptance, and ds2 series1 Here’s an example sound and image for the show
DEAF04: Affective Turbulence – Rotterdam (Netherlands) Biennial international festival for electronic art Played ds2 series1 Download Visual Presentation (PDF 2.4MB)
SPRAWL: Underground playground – London (UK) Played: Tempest, Absorptance, ds2 series1
DORKBOT: People doing strange things with electricity – London (UK) Talked: Music and Astronomy Played: ds2 series1
Consolidated Independent (CI) is a world leading digital distribution company. Acting on behalf of the Independent Music sector, it delivers music, audiobooks and video to […]
ACOUSTIC SPACE: RT32 Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the conversion of the RT32 telescope at VIRAC, Riga & Irbene, Latvia. A collaboration between VIRAC, RIXC […]
Date Title 2004-03-29 BBC Charter Review feedback for WMF 2004-03-01 “Primer” on Internet Broadcasting for VET 2004-02-28 “EFF Response – Music Licensing” (hublog feedback) 2004-02-20 […]
Invited speaker – “Broadcast Assassins” an internal BBC workshop for key managers Quite nice to be invited to, albiet by this time most people should […]
In response to [published in the proceedings from] Westminster Media Forum “BBC 2016 Charter Renewal” meeting 2004-02-25 at Millbank Tower. Inverting the Model Working at […]
Webcasting, Streaming, Digital Downloading and Broadcasting All these terms refer to the same thing: the ability to distribute media. Until recently, we’d been using TV, […]
In response to http://www.eff.org/share/collective_lic_wp.php Summary I remember this kind of idea coming from the utopian folks on the mailing lists a few years back – […]
To a scribe. Early adopters of the Internet were scribes. This is why we drown in text. Although around since pre-history, we evolved through our […]
IMA Awards – Virgin Radio win (again) This time I got to hand out the award, rather than helping them win.
Diveristy Stimuates Cultural Growth // Globalisation limits diversity. (note to self) There is no conceptual difference between cultural, social and biological diversity. Each is critical […]
© 2003 Precis Sigma aims to demonstrate the human scale of infinity. Its aim is to make human infinity a tangible concept and to allow its […]
Broadcast Engineering Article http://broadcastengineering.com/ar/broadcasting_internet_broadcasting/
Streaming Handbook launches Amazon link Technology of Video and Audio Streaming (Paperback), by David Austerberry (fwd: Gavin Starks)
Radio Academy – Online Radio Conference I was one of the speakers… quite interesting watching this industry evolve. Will be interesting to see when TV […]
Human Tamagochi is a mass-market, consumer-controlled interactive TV format.
Invited speaker on an NAB panel – with Real, MS and Apple My second NAB experience – only 111,000 delegates this time. And I still […]
Communications Week interview on Multicasting and such-like, only partly available online article
Invited speaker at the Distributing Digital Music conference, London. Quite why anyone thinks they’ve got a grasp on this I don’t know. If only they […]
Scientific American quotes me about, of all things, day-trading …. go figure.
d::gen launched (although it existed inside some other sites from about 1997) – after I left Virgin.net, and just after setting up Tornado Productions. The […]
d::gen unpacks as ‘digital generation network’, or ‘data generation network’, for ‘networking in a digital generation’ The double colon is derived from both the “scope […]
Various StreamingMedia.com articles and presentations at conferences: 2001-10-24 2000-03-16 1999-10-19
Wrote a 3-part feature for .Net magazine (Future Publishing) called “Sound on the Web” (I really enjoyed doing this)
“Adding Sound to your Website”, The Mix magazine, Future Publishing Unfortunately I don’t have the copy for this any more…
A major NAB presentation on “Internet Broadcasting” with CNN and ABC on the same session. I thoroughly confused the audience by trying to describe the […]
Lecture to the British Computing Society – “Broadcasting on the Internet”
Vision & Audio conference – “Internet for Broadcasters”
Webcaster of and contributor to NVA‘s amazing Virtual World Orchestra This was the first significant live event webcast for me (setting aside Virgin Radio, the […]
Computer-music festival in Australia. Played “Glass” in concert
ICMC Computer-music festival in Hong Kong. Premiered “Glass” in Hong Kong UST GLASS [8m08s] 1996 The French surrealist literary movement ‘ecriture automatique’ expressed the inner […]
I joined Virgin Net as the 5th employee, in 1995. 2 weeks later they took the ex-Wired UK / Guardian PDU team wholesale, including Tony […]
ICMC Computer-music festival in Banff, Canada. Played “Tempest” (listen) TEMPEST [6m13s] 1993 Drawn from the essence of drama in the play; the struggle of humans […]
Published and presented Starks, G.R. & Linton, K.N. (Feb. 1994). “A 3-D Stereo Processing Tool“, 96th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Part of the results of my Masters Degree in Computer-Music from Glasgow University. Amongst other things, we “streamed” uncompressed WAV files between Glasgow and Edinburgh, […]
I worked here as an Experimental Officer here 1994-95 … coding, data processing, supervising students, and helped set up their website in ’94.
Surveyed all the free digital signal processing (DSP) and music software available on the Internet. In those days you could – there were about 120 […]