Archive for May, 2009

Noteflight and synthesized audio in Flash.

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Wow! Noteflight is pretty cool!

Hear the second movement here.

The really cool thing about it is not that it sounds good (because honestly only the piano sounds OK, but the violin is terrible and who knows about any other instruments), it’s cool because all the audio is synthesized within Flash.

Who knew that most kids in the US will now be considered Drug Addicts…

Thursday, May 14th, 2009
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Cheerios maker General Mills telling the company to stop making claims in its advertising the Cheerios will lower cholesterol and treat heart disease.
WASHINGTON — Popular U.S. breakfast cereal Cheerios is a drug, at least if the claims made on the label by its manufacturer General Mills are anything to go by, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said.