Image: Wave, this photo is available to licence on EyeEm.


Friday, January 13, 2023

In This Edition:
Dial-up modem sound pictured, AudioMass, Microsoft VALL-E, Novu notification API, & learning invented languages!

The 2022 stripe has been added to the global temperature stripes image (1850-2022) by Ed Hawkins.
"This should be a cause for alarm, but not alarmism. If you think how hot 2022 was, and then realise that those 12 months will likely be one of the coolest years of the rest of our lives, I think we will regret not having acted sooner on these warnings."

Dial-up Modem Sound Pictured

Image: oona räisänen

Oona Räisänen created a great diagram of the sound of a dial-up modem handshake.



Image: AudioMass

AudioMass is a handy web based audio and waveform editing tool.


Microsoft VALL-E

Image: Microsoft

Microsoft released VALL-E, a text-to-speech model that can mimic a voice with just three seconds of sample data.


Novu Notification API

Image: GitHub, Novu

Novu is a notification management API that allows you to manage and send notifications across a range of providers and communication channels using one API.


Learning Invented Languages

Image: Memory Alpha

Ars Technica published an interesting article with linguist Christine Schreyer about creating languages for film and TV, and what can be learned from the process to help to preserve endangered languages.


About Found This Week

Found This Week is a curated blog of interesting posts, articles, links and stories in the world of technology, science and life in general.
Each edition is curated by Daryl Feehely every Friday and highlights cool stuff found each week.
The first 104 editions were published on Medium before this site was created, check out the archive here.

Daryl Feehely

I’m a web consultant, contract web developer, technical project manager & photographer originally from Cork, now based in London. I offer my clients strategy, planning & technical delivery services, remotely & in person. I also offer freelance CTO services to companies in need of technical bootstrapping or reinvention. If you think I can help you in your business, check out my details on http://darylfeehely.com

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