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Post by kate520 » Wed May 16, 2018 8:00 pm

Bill_G wrote:
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I’ve listened to it several times on many platforms. I read an article. I think there’s some kind of trickery.

I heard Laurel every time but one. The one time I heard them both at the same time. I’d listened to that particular clip 3 times already and had only heard Laurel.

Trickery.
It's prequel to the alien invasion. They are testing our abilities to distinguish sound patterns so they can confuse our military response. One group will here this, and another group will hear that, zero coordination in the defensive actions, and ouila - aliens take over with little or no losses on their side. Credo quia absurdum.
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Post by GreatGrey » Wed May 16, 2018 9:59 pm



I am not "someone upthread".
Trump needs to be smashed into some kind of inedible orange pâté.

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Post by vic » Thu May 17, 2018 2:37 am

The New York Times had a nice interactive page:
We Made a Tool So You Can Hear Both Yanny and Laurel
By JOSH KATZ, JONATHAN CORUM and JON HUANG MAY 16, 2018

The internet erupted in disagreement on Tuesday over an audio clip in which the name being said depends on the listener. Some hear “Laurel.” Others hear “Yanny.”

We built a tool to gradually accentuate different frequencies in the original audio clip. Which word or name do you hear, and how far do you have to move the slider to hear the other? (The slider’s center point represents the original recording.)
When you find the critical point where your interpretation changes, you can submit the information to them.



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Post by Bill_G » Thu May 17, 2018 7:33 am

vic wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 2:37 am
The New York Times had a nice interactive page:
We Made a Tool So You Can Hear Both Yanny and Laurel
By JOSH KATZ, JONATHAN CORUM and JON HUANG MAY 16, 2018

The internet erupted in disagreement on Tuesday over an audio clip in which the name being said depends on the listener. Some hear “Laurel.” Others hear “Yanny.”

We built a tool to gradually accentuate different frequencies in the original audio clip. Which word or name do you hear, and how far do you have to move the slider to hear the other? (The slider’s center point represents the original recording.)
When you find the critical point where your interpretation changes, you can submit the information to them.
Wow. Now, that was cool! Thank you. Slide the bar all the way to the left towards Laurel, and I finally heard Laurel out of my laptop speakers. Slide it back, and I hear Yanny. Slide it left .... and I still hear Yanny. Slide it all the way right ... Yanny gets muddied, back to the left, and Laurel is back. Oh no... wait ... can't tell ...

That's when I put the headphones on with a cable to the headphone jack rather than Bluetooth. Then I could toggle between devices quickly. Badda bing badda boom - that made the difference. Slider centered - Yanny in headphones and speakers. Slider two clicks left towards Laurel - headphones have Laurel, and laptop speakers have Yanny at the same time. I can park one of the muffs behind my ear to listen to the laptop speakers and the headphones at the same time, and there are distinctly two different words.

No apparent difference in my ears. I experience the the same transition point on the slider for both ears - two clicks left, and it's Laurel in the headphones while still Yanny in the laptop. That suggests the speakers themselves lend to the confusion. My hearing, my speakers, my experience. Your hearing, your speakers, your experience.

Not bad for some high school kids goofing around with audio files.



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Post by Suranis » Fri May 18, 2018 5:49 am

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Post by Sam the Centipede » Fri May 18, 2018 6:16 am

The initial 'S' is a little unusual, but that clearly says "Suranis"! :-D



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Post by Bill_G » Sun May 20, 2018 8:04 am

ZekeB wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 9:38 pm
Collusion or Corruption?
:lol:

And I appreciate the Trump WH going along with the joke - "I only hear covfefe".



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Post by Volkonski » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:18 am


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A Canadian clarinetist had been awarded a full scholarship. But his girlfriend didn’t want him to leave Canada. So she faked his rejection letter.

8:02 AM - 16 Jun 2018
So she logged onto his email account, intercepted his acceptance and turned down the offer, court records show. Then she sent him a fake rejection from the prestigious music program, according to the lawsuit he filed in Ontario.

Now, a judge has ordered her to pay her ex 375,000 Canadian dollars in damages and legal fees.

“This was despicable conduct,” the judge, D.L. Corbett, wrote in a judgment issued this week.

The clarinetist, Eric Abramovitz, had been dating Jennifer Lee, a fellow music student, for only a few months when he applied to the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles in 2013, court records show.
There is a happy ending.

Eventually Eric Abramovitz was able to study at USC with the teacher he wanted to study under at Colburn.

https://music.usc.edu/eric-abramovitz-n ... -symphony/
Clarinetist Eric Abramovitz, a graduate student of USC Thornton Winds & Percussion faculty member Yehuda Gilad, was recently named associate principal/Eb clarinetist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. This new appointment comes less than a year after he won a position with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and took 1st prize for Classical Clarinet at the 2017 Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition.


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