Unless or Until there is a early intervention/prevention treatment, finding these children early seems expensive and not that helpful.
Of course there is a chicken and egg type problem there. How do you design effective treatments without reliable diagnosis...?
Anyway this is the bar: http://www.horsebazaar.com.au/
The effect is quite cool, it's one long video wall that wraps around the pub. Shame they don't have any decent photos of it.
Mod parent up. Here in Australia we already have this legislation and it's *completely* pointless. Same deal, some ninny in parliament with no real understanding of the technology involved wrote some *bs* legislation:
The problem is coming up with an "objective" comparison of the loudness between two bits of programming. As the parent says it's more a question of compression and dynamic range than actual volume. (by compression I mean audio compression, not data compression). If you run a peak search on even the most mild mannered jane austen bbc tv program, you'll get the same reading as you do an a sham-wow commercial. It's just that the sham-wow tvc dude is trying to cram so much information in the 30 seconds that he'll run everything at -3db. Where as in the Jane Austen thing will only reach that point once or twice in 10 minute section.
But an even bigger problem is that the people making the ads have no idea what they're actually going to be screening with. How are you going to match the apparent loudness of your ad with the tv program, if you've got no idea what that program is anyway? It's retarded.
Consequently in Australia we have a vaguely written set of "guidelines" and a requirement that any tvc submitted to a network be "OP48" compliant and say as such on the slate. The result, everyone writes OP48 compliant on their slate and that's about it....
NO2ID has launched a Facebook group to challenge this threat to data protection.
Oh.... the ironing!
BASIC is the Computer Science equivalent of `Scientific Creationism'.