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15 Essential Tips for New Audio Engineers

You might be reading this because you want to record and engineer your own music. You may or may not have already been mislead by marketing campaigns …

Music Production

Spring Reads for Parks and Picnics

My goodness, isn’t it all such a <i>struggle</i>? Being a grumpy Norwegian teenager. Being a grumpy Norwegian middle-aged man. Being a grumpy Norwegian writer . . . Simply getting out of bed. Finding a good book. Getting out of bed once you find a good book, and can only think of shutting out the day and …

16 Modern Poets You Need to Know About

Chances are the last time you discovered a new favorite poet, you were sitting in fourth period English waiting for the lunch bell to ring. Even if you went on to study literature in college, those “contemporary” poets were probably born around the mid-twentieth century. While we love classic …

Listen To A Long-Lost Tiny Nirvana Concert From The Night Before ‘Nevermind’ Came Out

With <i>Montage of Heck</i> premiering this past Monday on HBO (check out six must-see clips), there’s been a lot of Nirvana in the news lately. We now have audio, and some video, of the band’s set at Boston’s historic Axis club. The performance was part of WFNX’s 8th birthday party, a bill that also …

150-year-old Mark Twain stories uncovered

A cache of unknown stories by Mark Twain has been unearthed, but not in a mouldering crate in an attic or a tin box in an old barn and not …

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iPhone addiction destroys the world in this hilarious short film

I’m addicted to my iPhone. Aren’t we all? The addiction is so deep and universal that CultCast host Erfon Elijah spent a good three minutes yesterday convincing me it’s totally OK to cruise Instagram from a urinal.<p>“Just don’t don’t gram yourself,” he said.<p>Worse things could come of a smartphone …

Animated Movies

Ray Bradbury on Storytelling, Friendship, and Why He Never Learned to Drive: A Lost Vintage Interview, Found and Animated

“You write to please yourself. You write for the joy of writing. And then your public reads you and it begins to gather around.”<p>In the fall of 2012, Lisa Potts discovered a cassette tape behind her dresser. On it was a long-lost interview she had conducted with <b>Ray Bradbury</b> (August 22, 1920–June 5, …

Five Things: Creating an Atmosphere in your Writing

Kirsty Logan is a writer of fiction and journalism. Her debut collection, <i>The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales</i>, was published in March 2014. Her …

Elizabeth Gilbert: The 7 books that shaped me as a writer

“The only thing I have ever wanted to be for my whole life was a writer. I wrote all through childhood, all through adolescence, by the time I was a …

Language speech recognition startup Uniphore raises Series A from Kris Gopalakrishnan

Chennai based language speech recognition solutions company Uniphore has closed an undisclosed amount of Series A round led by veteran Kris …

Speech Recognition

Talking Machine – Deep Learning in Speech Recognition

<b>By Ran Bi, NYU.</b><p>The Talking Machines is a series of podcasts about machine learning by Katherine Gorman, a journalist and Ryan Adams, an Assistant …

Future of mobile, IoT driven by speech recognition: Andrew Ng

Artificial intelligence researcher and chief scientist at Baidu, Andrew Ng, sees speech recognition making a much larger impact in the future of …