Secret Box of the Talambur

The truth is out there

Bruce Perens writes “Codec2 is an Open Source digital voice codec for low-bandwidth applications, in its first Alpha release. Currently it can encode 3.75 seconds of clear speech in 1050 bytes, and there are opportunities to code in additional compression that will further reduce its bandwidth. The main developer is David Rowe, who also worked on Speex. Originally designed for Amateur Radio, both via sound-card software modems on HF radio and as an (more…)

  • Comments Off
  • Filed under : Uncategorized
  • The Voice of Ruby VMs — Ruby Resurgence

    igrigorik writes “In the short-lived stretch of legitimate a team a few of years, the Ruby VM lacuna has evolved to more than straight a troublemaker of choices: MRI, JRuby, IronRuby, MacRuby, Rubinius, MagLev, REE and BlueRuby. Four of these VMs last wishes as leave an impression 1.0 pre-eminence in the upcoming year and when one pleases unwrapped up thoroughly altered possibilities after the jargon — Mac apps via MacRuby, Ruby in the browser (more…)

  • Comments Off
  • Filed under : Uncategorized