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Adafruit FONA - Mini Cellular GSM Breakout - SMA Version [v1] ID: 1963 - $44.95 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits
$45, all in one cellular phone module - will do data, albeit over 2G. Still: iiiinteresting. But I imagine hard to get to the UK, because of certification. Sigh.
electronics  gsm  radio  adafruit 
january 2015 by infovore
On Now and Next | booktwo.org
"Sitting quietly on my kitchen table, it has already changed my radio behaviour: instead of sticking one channel on and leaving it for hours, I surf—but intelligently, discovering things I actually want to hear. Adding pictures to the radio: but just a single, little, useful one." Nice.
stml  jamesbridle  radio  glanceable  tablet 
november 2011 by infovore
BBC Radio 4b
"Built upon that sinking feeling of tuning into Radio 4 and hearing people acting at you, Radio 4b plays you a string of random programmes from Radio 4's factual archive. You might get the last thirty seconds of an episode of the Archers, but that's all. You will not hear middle-class actors tapping a teaspoon and talking about divorce."
radio4  factual  radio  bbc  filtering 
march 2011 by infovore
BBC - BBC Radio 3 Programmes - Drama on 3, The Unfortunates, by BS Johnson
The Unfortunates gets a radio dramtaization. Best of all: for the next 3 months, the website will let you listen to the chapter-clips in any order you want, as is only appropriate. Something to return to.
bsjohnson  radio  drama 
october 2010 by infovore
BBC iPlayer - The Archive Hour: The Feynman Variations
"In this programme we hear from colleagues, friends and former students as well as the great man himself about the beauty of nature and the importance of science to our understanding of the world." A lovely Archive Hour on Radio 4, on Richard Feynman; only available for a few more days, so grab it whilst you can. Delightful, and nicely structured.
physics  radio  bbc  radio4  richardfeynman 
september 2010 by infovore
'This American Life' Completes Documentation Of Liberal, Upper-Middle-Class Existence | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
"In what cultural anthropologists are calling a "colossal achievement" in the study of white-collar professionals, the popular radio show has successfully isolated all 7,442 known characteristics of college graduates who earn between $62,500 and $125,000 per year and feel strongly that something should be done about global warming." Ahehehehehe.
thisamericanlife  theonion  npr  radio  satire  middleclass 
june 2010 by infovore
FREEQ: An Interactive Radio Drama/Indie Video Game — Kickstarter
"A game with almost no visual component, but one that turns the tilt, shake, touch, and even GPS location of an iPhone into “knobs” on a radio that can be used to “tune in” to conversations taking place elsewhere in the timestream... literally a radio that listens to the future. As players learn how to navigate a landscape they cannot see but only hear, their powers expand to include the capture and release of key audible moments, which they will use to change the future AND unravel a mystery that spans more than a hundred years." This is the high concept pitch, but I'm excited to see how it turns out. Interactive audio drama seems a great fit for the device.
iphone  radio  drama  games  kickstarter  interaction 
november 2009 by infovore
The ghost in the field – Blog – BERG
"Having produced these visualisations, I now find myself mapping imaginary shapes to the radio enabled objects around me. I see the yellow Oyster readers with plumes of LED fluoro-green fungal blossoms hanging over them – and my Oyster card jumping between them, like a digital bee cross-pollenating with data as I travel the city." More wonderful stuff - both in terms of imagery and writing - from the BERG/Touch collaboration.
berg  berglondon  touch  rfid  video  images  design  interaction  radio  hertzian 
october 2009 by infovore
BBC - BBC Internet Blog: Shownar: reflecting online buzz around BBC programmes
why do it? To borrow from the site's About pages: "First, it will help you find shows that others have not only watched, but are talking about. Hopefully it'll throw up a few hidden gems. People's interest, attention and engagement with shows are more important to Shownar than viewing figures; the audience size of a documentary on BBC FOUR, for instance, will never approach that of EastEnders, but if that documentary sparks a lot of interest and comment - even discussion - we want to highlight it. And second, when you've found a show of interest, we want to assist your onward journey by generating links to related discussions elsewhere on the web. In the same way news stories are improved by linking out to the same story on other news sites, we believe shows are improved by connecting them to the wider discussion and their audience." Dan Taylor explains Shownar from the BBC's perspective
bbc  shownar  blogpost  tv  radio  discovery  discussion  community  behaviour 
june 2009 by infovore
Pulse Laser: Shownar
"Shownar tracks millions of blogs and Twitter plus other microblogging services, and finds people talking about BBC telly and radio. Then it datamines to see where the conversations are and what shows are surprisingly popular. You can explore the shows at Shownar itself. It’s an experimental prototype we’ve designed and built for the BBC over the last few months. We’ll learn a lot having it in the public eye, and I hope to see it as a key part of discovery and conversation scattered across BBC Online one day." Matt talks about Shownar on Pulse Laser.
schulzeandwebb  blog  shownar  tv  radio  discovery 
june 2009 by infovore
Shownar
"Shownar tracks the online buzz around BBC shows. It's an experimental prototype and we want your feedback." What I've been working on in the first three months at Schulze & Webb, and is now live. Exciting!
bbc  shownar  prototype  tv  radio  scheduling  popularity  buzz  whatshouldiwatch 
june 2009 by infovore
Festive 50 - Lists between 1976 and 2000 « www.indiefy.co.uk
John Peel's Festive 50s the Spotify playlist edition. Obviously, there are holes, but nice that it exists.
spotify  music  johnpeel  history  lists  charts  radio  festive50 
may 2009 by infovore
scraplab : s3 fm is new thing i've built...
"[s3fm]... lets anyone run a streaming radio station, with just a folder of MP3s. Put those MP3s in an Amazon S3 bucket, and give your friends the S3 FM link."
music  tomtaylor  streaming  radio  aws  mp3  s3 
february 2009 by infovore
BBC SPORT | Cricket | Cricket mourns death of Frindall
That's sad; he was a fount of statistics since I first listened to TMS, and long before that.
bbc  radio  cricket  radio4  tms  billfrindall 
january 2009 by infovore
“Man is only 90% water, but On The Hour is 100% news” | On The Hour
"After a sixteen year wait, one of the most highly acclaimed radio programmes of the nineties, featuring a uniquely talented combination of acclaimed comedy writers and actors, will finally be released in 2008." Oh, yes please.
radio  chrismorris  armandoianucci  onthehour  comedy  satire  warp  via:brandonnn 
november 2008 by infovore
Olinda (Schulze & Webb)
"Olinda is a prototype digital radio that has your social network built in, showing you the stations your friends are listening to.". It's here, and it's very much real. Congratulations to Matt, Jack, and all involved.
olinda  radio  social  technology  hardware  making  schulzeandwebb 
may 2008 by infovore
Dickens and the Classic Serial - Giddings
Specifically, the classic _television/radio serial_ - but a cracking piece of writing nontheless
victorian  tv  radio  drama  serial  mediastudies 
may 2006 by infovore
Mouseradio
Radio with no physical controls; it just gets moved in space. Nifty
productdesign  design  object  radio  minimal  interface 
january 2005 by infovore

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