Think Breakfast: How data sonification is changing the way we hear the world

Forget data visualisation researchers are turning to an audio alternative, data sonification exploring how information can be interpreted with ears, rather than eyes. With audio communication already ingrained in our everyday, from traffic light cues to siren responses, current research looks at how data sonification could give us insight into what the future might sound like. Artists and scientists are exploring how non-speech audio is changing how we take in the world.

Think Digital Futures presenter Cheyne Anderson joined Nic to discuss the potential and limitations of data sonification as a method of interpretation.

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