On digital archaeology

The year is 4018. German is widely studied by scholars of classical antiquity, but all knowledge of the mysterious English language has died out.

Scene: A classics department faculty lounge; a few professors are relaxing. 

Prof 1 [rushes into the room]: Guys! Guys! You remember that cache of magnetic recordings they found in the ruins of old Silicon Valley?

Prof 2: What about it?

P1 [catching her breath]: Most of it was corrupt, but we finally decoded one. It’s a short moving picture.

P2: We already know about the mindless entertainments of the ancients.

P1: No, don’t you see – this one is in two languages. The audio track is in ancient German, but there are written words on top of the images – and I’m positive they’re in English.

P2: A discovery like this would be the biggest since … well, what are you waiting for, show us!

P1 presses a hidden button. A holographic screen appears in the middle of the room and a movie begins to play:


  1. Listing of Alternative Linksbo Links
    Today is progressively developing, rendering it simpler for folks to accessibility computerized networks.
    Till now there are several online gambling
    games that may be played by anyone online. Therefore, gambling lovers no
    extended require to the particular casino to learn gambling, this
    is quite simple for them in order to play anytime and anywhere without limitations.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *