Re: No sound-inputs but sound recording FMIT
- Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2017 12:36:08 +0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: No sound-inputs but sound recording FMIT
On 2017-03-05, Curt <curty@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2017-03-04, deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> GiaThnYgeia wrote:
>>> PS Suddenly, the noises in one's head that nobody else hears are
>>> recorded by one's only true friend, the PC :)) :)))
>> Paranormal activities :D
>> I think it could be some voltage induced by physical contact.
>> Think logically - if there is no mic or nothing plugged in to your inputs,
>> then nothing can be recorded.
> Georges Charpak hypothesized the possibility of restoring the voices of
> ancient potters "recorded" in the microscopic grooves of earthenware
> deformed by their voices as they worked.
> Interesting idea, anyway.
In case this wasn't clear: we're imagining clay being fashioned upon a
potter's wheel, and the striations that occur in the clay as it is
molded (which might possibly produce, according to Charpak's conjecture,
a sort of analog audio recording of ambient sounds in the finished
product, e.g.--"Hey Mosche, got any more of that Egyptian beer we were
drinking the other day?" spoken in some obsolete language no one has
ever heard before).
"It might be a vision--of a shell, of a wheelbarrow, of a fairy kingdom on the
far side of the hedge; or it might be the glory of speed; no one knew." --Mrs.
Ramsay, speculating on why her little daughter might be dashing about, in "To
the Lighthouse," by Virginia Woolf.