Machines often make sounds that can tell you about what is going on in them. With the human mind being understood increasingly as a machine as well, will we be able to use sound to understand our inner states better?
Being linked into a global network increases the pace at which our mind machine runs. Already today many people are having trouble concentrating enough to focus on slow activities. With their minds being tuned for quick online gratification, it becomes difficult to stay with one task for longer than a moment.
The Introspectre gives an encoded, auditive insight into the activities of your brain in order to warn you when you are about to drift off in your thoughts. How would your mind sound? And would you want to listen to it?
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