Re: Recreating people [was: renaissance people]

From: Xiaoguang Li (
Date: Wed May 17 2000 - 08:41:34 MDT

        bill gates expressed the same idea some years back in a wired
interview. anyway, i vaguely remember (from a psych course) that the
average human being only produces about 11 minutes worth of vocal
communications each day (discounting silences).

On Sun, 14 May 2000, Bryan Moss wrote:
> I've been thinking about wearing a permanent "wire" and
> archiving my conversations. I'm not sure how much storage
> I'll need for the compressed voice data, but I'm fairly
> certain the size/cost of memory will easily keep up with the
> amount of data I could produce per year. Also, there's the
> question of security - perhaps, if anyone else is interested
> in doing this, we could create a "trust group" to trade keys
> to the encrypted data (which could be kept on a secure
> server). On the same server copies of all correspodences,
> usenet and mailing list posts, academic papers, old school
> books, childhood drawings, financial records, and so on,
> could also be kept (again, encrypted with keys going to
> other members of the trust group).
> BM

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