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Speech in Noise part 6: What Happens when Attention Fails?

In my previous Blog I characterised Cortex as protecting you from information. I explained that superposed signals cause trouble for neurons due to intermodulation distortion and I characterised atten...

Speech in Noise part 5: What is the role of Cortex?

The role of Cortex is to protect you from information*.

Speech in Noise part 4: What is Neuroscience-Led AI?

Neuroscience is the process of reverse engineering the brain.

Speech in Noise part 3: Why is Noise a Problem for Hearing Aids?

Noise is a problem for hearing. Noise makes it hard to hear people talking to you. Noise induced hearing loss is very common. The World Health Organisation provides guidance on noise exposure risk tha...

Speech in Noise part 2: Why is Computational Cost Such a Problem for AI?

What’s the easiest way to make an AI perform better? The first answer is usually: make it bigger.

Speech in Noise part 1: Why is Latency Such a Problem for AI?

AI is all about information. Information in sound accumulates over time.

How Unmanaged Hearing Loss Leads to Mental Illness

It was a few days after setting up ChatableApps’s live-chat that I received a message from someone in the inbox: “I was wondering if your app could help me. I’m currently in lockdown in Australia and ...

Face Masks, Social Distancing and Lipreading? Chatable is here to help...

Even during times of normality, having hearing loss means you’re faced with daily challenges when it comes to communicating. Many have learned methods to manage, such as lipreading, and have adopted t...

What can I use if my hearing aid breaks or I run out of batteries?

The Coronavirus was just recently termed a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, as many countries across the world either shut down for business or are about to do so. This, as one can imagine, ...

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Putting The Cochlear Implant Community At The Front Of The Queue

Getting out and about with the ChatableApps team, I occasionally get to talk to people who really inspire me. Perhaps the most inspiring bunch are the Cochlear Implant community. Imagine the guts it t...

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