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Back to the Oral Tradition Through Skywriting at the Speed of Thought

Harnad, Stevan (2003) Back to the Oral Tradition Through Skywriting at the Speed of Thought Interdisciplines

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From the origin of human language 100,000 years ago until the invention of writing 5000 years ago the oral tradition had been the principal creator, conserver and communicator of human knowledge. Our brains are biologically adapted to the tempo of oral interaction in real time. Lapidary writing lost all of that, but soon skywriting will again catch up with the speed of thought.

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Published date: 2003
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 257723
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257723
PURE UUID: 335d56c0-5675-43df-94bc-a0a98b21f90b

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Date deposited: 19 Jun 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:36

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Author: Stevan Harnad

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