Re: Linguist's Of The Apocalypse, unite!

my inner geek (
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 09:31:43 -0800

Eliezer Yudkowsky wrote:

> The reign of stupidity is over!
> Linguist's Of The Apocalypse, unite!

I like this. As you may have gathered from my "STRATEGY" post
requesting open software development for audio spectral analysis coupled
with 3-D spectrograms and kaleidoscopes, computers are giving whole new
ways of imprinting the language onto the brain...particularly VISUAL.
For example, an on-line dictionary need not have a pronunciation key.
Rather, each word can be pronounced directly, and be simultaneously
"visualized" using consistent color/object patterns. I wonder if, in
the long run, these patterns could unite in the brain to form the basis
of a new form of cognition?

If nothing else, mass-deployment would generate something literally

my inner geek