[flocking] Sonifying network traffic

Mike Winters mikewinters at gatech.edu
Thu Dec 3 03:37:05 UTC 2015

There's an WebAudio API made just for sonification stuff:

I wonder if it might be of any use.


On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 8:25 PM, Benny Lichtner <bennlich at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey, flocking community! I thought it might be fun and interesting to use
> flocking to sonify some network traffic. To start simply, I'm just trying
> to create a series of blips, say, one per http request.
> Say I've got a list of 100 or so events with timestamps, and I want to
> turn each event into a single blip (all blips can sound the same for
> now--probably just some white noise or a sine oscillator with a percussive
> envelope). What are some good ways to go about this?
> I've scoured the docs, and it feels like what I'm looking for is a way to
> generate triggers at arbitrary times. Or do I want to use a polyphonic
> synth and use a scheduler to create a separate voice for each event?
> Seems like this can't be as hard as I'm making it out to be, but I'm
> stumped!
> --Benny
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