The Grain of Online Voices

Read 'The Grain of Online Voices' by Salomé Voegelin on Norient.

'Every physical interaction leaves traces. Yet, in online meetings, the human voice might be the only traceable feature left. In the fifth episode of «Sonic Vignettes», Salomé Voegelin reflects upon the grain of the voice as an irreducible trace of human contact and why it is endangered by AI cleaning language.'

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Photo: Where can we find traces of human contact in online meetings? (photo: Axel Kuhlmann/Wikimedia)