If you’re old enough to remember actual phones instead of cell phones, you probably remember that hold music didn’t use to sound so crummy. So what changed? It all starts back when phones were still operated by switch boards. The long and short of it is that phone microphones and earpieces are designed for the human vocal range. Music doesn’t transfer so well. And now that cell phones are getting higher quality, that discrepancy is becoming more and more obvious.
Daan Roosegaarde uses technology and creative thinking to produce imaginative, earth-friendly designs. He presents his latest projects — from the sidewalks of Amsterdam, where he reinterpreted “The Starry Night” to get people thinking about green energy, to Beijing, where he developed a smog vacuum cleaner to purify the air in local parks, to a dance floor that generates electricity to power a DJ booth. Check out Roosegaarde’s vision for a future where creativity is our true capital.
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Aside from the health benefits of listening to your favorite tunes, there are plenty of links between medicine and music.
There’s a long history of band names, song themes and product marketing drawing inspiration from medical terms – this quiz tests how much you’ve been paying attention.
Are you a music trivia genius? A medical fact repository? A healthy mix of both?
Let’s find out!
The Ultimate Medicinal Music Test
Which rock duo recorded the bluesy indie hit “Girl, You Have No Faith in Medicine”?
What was Robert Palmer suffering from when he sang “Doctor, doctor, give me the news…”?
Which dental anaesthetic did alt-rockers Eels think would sooth their soul in 1996?
What was the name of the 2009 Marrow track released via a USB shaped like a pill container?
Which Gregory Isaacs song shares its name with a popular cold & flu brand?
Can you name the 80s band that took their name from the stimulant Dextroamphetamine?
In 2017, Dexter Holland gained a PhD for his HIV research; which famous pop-punk band does he sing for?
Which beloved rock star famously finished a full set after he fell from the stage and broke his leg in 2015?
What percentage of different humans’ brains respond exactly the same way to musical stimulus?
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The Future of Smart Homes
Smart phones, smart watches and smart hubs, but what about smart homes? Smart Technology has given us new ways of doing things and this is soon to be extended and introduced into our homes in more ways than expected. Smart thermostats and app controlled appliances have already entered the marketplace but there’s a lot more of that to come.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
With rapid advancements in technology such as AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning you can expect your kitchen to be dominated by smart appliances and your bathroom to know everything about you.
But it’s not only new technology that’s a driving factor towards smart homes, environmental awareness is also driving companies to create devices that are energy efficient and create a positive impact on the environment.
At the Lighting Superstore, we’ve looked at how all this could change your home, welcome to your future home of tomorrow.