Historical Friction

~ built on Ed Summers'

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History is all around us. The voices of the past thicken the air, calling out for your attention. When it all gets too much, pull the ear-buds out, stop, and look at where you are with fresh eyes, in the new silence...



(The basic code for this may be found at Inkdroid.org. It works in the browser, and sometimes on Firefox for Android. We're working on that.

Shawn should have forked the code on github, but he's still learning. Shawn and Stuart Eve used a hack of speak.js to give the history around us a voice, as per the idea of 'Historical Friction' detailed at electricarchaeology.ca. We'll upload the source for all this eventually)