LibriVox – Free Open Audio Books

https://librivox.org/ Many people have kindly volunteered to create their own ‘books on tape,’ much like those we heard as children from our local library. Though tape is gone, we can now hear free digital ones from anywhere in the world. There are some good readers of traditional texts. Most are fictional, and worth listening to …

HiFiLES High Fidelity Large Eddy Simulation

https://hifiles.stanford.edu/ My students and myself were impressed with the Stanford University release of HiFiLES, a large-eddy simulation solver for turbulent flows. We were able to use it successfully in our Office of Naval Research Grant. In fact, our modifications were released for free with an in-built acoustics solver. These codes are free of charge to …

Edward Burra Interview

The BBC, a long time ago, published an interview with the great British artist Edward Burra. https://vimeo.com/20763625. I have always loved his paintings of the Spanish civil war and its aftermath, his adventures in Paris and Parisian culture, and his lamentation of the destruction of the English country side. Most of his paintings are housed …