“We are going to start recording and automatically transcribing most of what we say. Instead of evaporating into memory, words spoken aloud will calcify as text, into a Record that will be referenced, searched, and mined. It will happen by our standard combination of willing and allowing. It will happen because it can. It will happen sooner than we think.” In Nautilus, James Somers ponders what searchable speech will do to you. (I’m holding out hope that the algorithms will be stumped by Kanye’s VMA speech…)