Singing Sampled Words from the Tubes

 - Feb 21, 2008   Updated: Apr 14 2011
References: news.bbc
Want some big brother heebie-jeebies? The Science Museum in London is sampling conversations from thousands of chatrooms, boards and forums in the name of art. Listening Post is the work of Ben Rubin and Mark Hansen. Individual words are displayed and spoken by a computer voice, which they call singing..

Implications - The idea that people can be recorded and listened to while on their cell phones is a strong belief for some, and often instills a fear that they are losing privacy. Although this creates a privacy issue, people continue to use their cell phones because in today's society, communication is an absolute necessity. This goes to show that society will revolve around changing technology.