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Show Notes #085

Introduction:

  • "You know it's summer in Texas, because all the truck tires shed their winter coats."
  • This episode, an interview with David Rowe, VK5DGR.

Topics:

  • Our hosts conduct a lively conversation with David Rowe, VK5DGR, from Adelaide, South Australia.
  • David is the author of Codec 2,, an open source speech codec designed for communications quality speech.
  • You can find more information about David and his project on his blog.
  • Powerpoint presentations and Youtube videos of how Codec 2 works are available on his Codec 2 blog page.
  • You can see David's presentation of Codec2 at linux.conf.au here.
  • David then describes the Mesh Potato project, an open hardware product designed specifically to build telephone networks without infrastructure like cell phone towers or land lines.
  • The Mesh Potato is available for purchase.

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  • Thanks to Dave from Gamma Leonis for the theme music.

Music:

  • None.
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