Computers don't make sounds

Subject: Computers don't make sounds
From: Kevin Austin (
Date: Fri Sep 16 2005 - 08:58:04 EDT

The computer doesn't make sounds (except little clicking ones). While
the signal is transduced by a point source (loudspeaker), it seems
unlikely that the machine will be able to act as a statistical
(physical) object, regardless of the power.



At 23:01 -0400 2005/09/15, Michael Gogins wrote:
>We KNOW that we can get computers to make all those cool soundes
>Shane Turner describes -- it's a conseqauence of the Church-Turing
>thesis and the finite bandwidth and resolution of the ear.
>Only we don't know how to program the computer to make them -- yet.

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