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HPR - HPR1336: The Rosetta Dream

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Julian Neuer (https://corianderpause.wordpress.com/) tells his shortSciFi story "The Rosetta Dream", inspired by the writings of StevenPinker and Jared Diamond.In the 21st century, the Rosetta Project produced a disk containing13,000 pages of information about more than 1,500 languages spokenon Earth today and in the recent past.But what happens if the disk is found by our descendants in a verydistant future where information is not transmitted by verballanguages anymore?Links:Julian Neuer's Wordpress page: https://corianderpause.wordpress.com/Text of the story: https://corianderpause.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/the-rosetta-dream/The Rosetta Project: http://rosettaproject.org/Steven Pinker: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Language_InstinctJared Diamond: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Third_Chimpanzee:_The_Evolution_and_Future_of_the_Human_AnimalMusic: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/endingsatellites/And_so_sing_the_black_birds/01_Ending_Satellites_-_And_so_sing_the_black_birdsSavannah sounds: http://www.freesound.org/people/felix.blume/sounds/141505/Thunder: http://www.freesound.org/people/Dave%20Welsh/sounds/194364/Drums: http://www.freesound.org/people/jobro/sounds/103337/Morse code: http://www.freesound.org/people/Setuniman/sounds/133281/

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