Monday, March 19, 2018

A rather horrible achievement...

...this past few days, has been the ability, using modern technology, to create accurately a  speech by President John F.Kennedy, using his actual voice, by piecing together minute fragments of sound from all his recorded speeches.  It was the speech he was due to give in Dallas the day he was killed.  But, as Libby Purves pointed out in The Times  this means that it will be possible to create an absolutely accurate representation of the speech of anyone in public life of whom there are various recordings, and present them as saying anything...a magnificent gift for evil-doers who can claim: "We've recorded him saying it...just listen to his voice..."

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