Talk on History of Human Communication at Darien Men’s Association, Wednesday, Nov 7

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Richard Frisch will speak to the Darien Men’s Association on Wednesday about why speech arose and why Homo sapiens is the only species to develop language.

His talk, “From Grunts to Tweets, the History of Human Communication,” will focus on four topics: development of spoken language, development of written language, electric/electronic communication, and neural communication in the present and future.

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Richard Frisch

an announcement from the Darien Men’s Association

Richard has been entertaining and informing groups about technology topics for over a decade. Recent presentations have been “Is Privacy Dead?” “The History of Recorded Sound,” and “How Big Data, Neuroscience and Psychology Are Used to Manipulate Us.”

Richard runs RHFtech, providing technology guidance and support to small businesses. He was an executive in the financial services sector for 30 years. He has a B.S. in physical anthropology from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

He and his wife Marianne and have lived in Weston for more than three decades. They have one daughter, an attorney who works for the Department of Justice.

If You’re Going …

  • Darien Men’s Association meeting sessions begin with pastries, coffee and tea available at 9:45 a.m. followed by the business meeting from 10 a.m. to around 10:25 a.m.
  • After a short break for more refreshments and socializing the Program Speaker is on the agenda from 10:45 a.m. until noon.
  • The group meets at Meadowlands, the Darien Community Association’s headquarters at 274 Middlesex Road in Darien.

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