Adam Balkin

Adam Balkin appears in the following:

Move Over, Mr. Roboto

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

From GPS devices with celebrity voices to a read-aloud function on Amazon’s Kindle, machines are getting pretty chatty. Today: NY1 reporter Adam Balkin joins us for a look at the computerized voices in everyday life -- and the technology behind them.

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Jukebox Heroes

Friday, January 25, 2008

RockbandIn the videogame Rock Band, players form a virtual rock band and "perform" with a microphone, a miniature Fender guitar, and a plastic drum kit. The objective: send your band to the big leagues. But how does the ...

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On Tour ... in Your Living Room

Friday, January 25, 2008

The videogame Rock Band lets wannabes indulge their rock 'n' roll fantasies. Today on Soundcheck: Carrie Brownstein of the indie group Sleater Kinney compares Rock Band to the real thing. And, NY1 technology reporter Adam Balkin explains the appeal of music games and their impact on the music industry. Later: ...