Rajesh Rao: Computing a Rosetta Stone for the Indus script

http://www.ted.com Rajesh Rao is fascinated by “the mother of all crossword puzzles”: How to decipher the 4000 year old Indus script. At TED 2011 he tells how he is enlisting modern computational techniques to read the Indus language, the key piece to understanding this ancient civilization.

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  2. I hope he's still continuing his research, it's been 10 years since this talk and we're no closer to solving this lasting mystery of one of the first human civlizations.

  3. What does Indo-European means ????
    Ahh, Mann!!! You already looted 45 trillion dollars and destroyed temples, now plz don't destroyed our History !!! Every good thing aw thats European 🤦🏻‍♂️!!!

  4. How come a Hindu language become European language? Samskrutam (refined language) is a refined version of prakrutam (natural or spoken language) which was used for communication with machines and voice command based missiles of Ancient Hindia. Samskrutam is the mother of Dravidian languages and doesn't seem to have derived from any European language. There might be possiblity of Ancient European languages which have influenced today's European languages, interacted and got influenced from Samskrutam.

  5. According to me "A language dies gradually due to give and take of words". But modern linguistic scientists say language grows and becomes rich due to give and take of words. If every word of English is replaced by some other word by the next hundred years, how can you call that language as English! This is what that has happened over years for many languages.

  6. Gods never communicated each othher with words. The hope on a bird and think i am going to this garden. Both bird and gods are independent king self ruled. In dwapar yug two house came gods become human asath guru wrote books. Jesus vysa muhammed budha are asath. Only paramathma shiva is sath guru

  7. Meen is dravidian word?
    If so in hindi/ (probably sanskrit too) pieces zodiac is known as meen rashi..
    This similarity then should mean there is no aryan dravadian amongst Indians 🤔.
    Also what about personal biases.

  8. "Sanaskrit" is a Indo-European languange ??? Ha ha ha ha ha…then Europeans must be easily able to read Vedas, Upanishads and The Bhagvad Gita. Because there is NOT a single piece of Archeology that contains any Script even close to Sanskrit that dates back 3000 years in the entire European continent!!!

  9. Interestingly Enough, In the Recent Archeological Excavations that held in Southern part of India especially in Tamilnadu (Keezhadi,porunai, Mayiladumpaarai), The Symbols found on pots and Coins were similar to the Symbols that found in Indus valley civilization.

  10. Bravo. He has made the most important step in removing the present culture from the equation.

    Thinking you 'got there first' as a culture is the biggest barrier to spotting the patterns because of the obvious bias.

    The people who sent the death threats will be last to figure it out as they brought their ego into the research.

    Good luck to him and his team… They think outside the box.

  11. we will learn a lot from understanding the Indus valley civilization. They somehow built the most populated and prosperous civilization without war.

    In the modern world war is seen as a natural phenomenon that is inseparable from human nature. this suggestion might very well be wrong, as well as pushing us into a direction we need not go. (if you convince a swan its a duck, it will act like one. Just believing war and misery are natural, is a horrible concept)

  12. For a person doing so much research on ancient, saying 'meen' is fish in Dravidian language does not seem right. Astrological sign Pisces is called 'meen rashi' in Sanskrit and all North Indian languages.

  13. The reason you encounter such vitriol is because one of the greatest secrets in history hides within the texts of the Indus. Tiny seals hold a Key to history.

    The translation of the “unusual” texts at around 13:15 are extremely important to this.

  14. I want to tell you guys another fascinating matter. The symbols which are for found in indus valey civilization is matching with the symbols excavated from keeladi village in tamil nadu.

  15. Great talk and presentation! I also looked through the comments section to find anyone else bringing up the identical script found on wooden tablets in Easter Island. I wondered if Dr. Rajest Rao have seen the ancient Easter Island script and what he had thought of it.

  16. I really believe they should make a cross study with ancient Chinese (3500 BC) and even taking ideas from classical and modern Chinese structure patterns to hopefully get to know the meaning of those scriptures.
    There are similarities.

    Don’t keep boundaries in the world, nor in to your mind.

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