Scott Adams dreams of vibrations

Dilbert creator Scott Adams is onto something here. Funny thing is…reading actually does this…

Suppose you wrote a program that translated written words into vibrations. Perhaps the specific vibration would depend on the length of words, number of syllables, tone of the sentence, punctuation, and other factors. Presumably, Hemingway’s text would create different pattern of vibrations from Shakespeare’s sonnets, and so on. My hypothesis is that we humans are so wired for language that the patterns of the vibrations that originate from the written word would register to us as both human-made and – here’s the best part – unpredictable. That’s the Holy Grail.

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