The Quest to Save the Most Precious Voices on Earth

“My whole world is the human voice,” says Harry Yeff. And he isn’t just referring to his previous life as a champion beatboxer (alias Reeps One). Yeff is also a digital artist, and he has traveled the world meeting experts and artists who share his obsession. He’s spent the past five years collecting, he explains, the most precious voices on Earth.

The motivation for his project is a simple fact: Every day, voices that could be preserved go extinct—whether that be the call of a critically endangered bird or a digital voice note lost in a phone update. That’s why Yeff and his collaborator Trung Bao created

→ Continue reading at Wired - Science

More from author

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

18th annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot takes to the streets of San Jose

Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 10K runners head up The Alameda toward the finish line, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, in downtown...

Thanksgiving Day meals make holiday season brighter in Bay Area

Volunteers pass out food for Thanksgiving at Oakland’s Two Star Market in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (Shae...

Single family residence sells in Piedmont for $3 million

2014 Oakland Avenue – Google Street ViewThe spacious historic property located in the 2000 block of Oakland Avenue in Piedmont was sold on Oct....