Podcast #2: Sad and fleeting, but beautiful

22 minutes, 24th February, 2014

In the second Basenotes podcast, our panel discuss the idea of sending smells digitally, and the uses and problems that may arise. Would the ability to send a smell be useful? If a scent can be recorded digitally, and resniffed at will, would it lose some of its beauty?

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Lila Das Gupta
@liladasgupta http://www.meetup.com/Perfume-Lovers-London/

Lila Das Gupta is a London based journalist with an interest in all things olfactory. Lila also organises the Perfume Lover's London meet-up group.

Callum Langston-Bolt

Callum Langston-Bolt worked for several years in fragrance after accidentally landing a job in a perfume shop while studying English. From the West Country he has been settled in London for seven years. His interests include fragrance, film, wine and dogs. He helps run the monthly fragrance meet-up Perfume Lovers London with Odette Toilette and Laurin Taylor.

Liam Moore

Liam Moore is the editor of the Award Winning ODOU Magazine

Grant Osborne

Grant Osborne is the founder and editor of Basenotes. Grant has two children, and a dependence on tea, haribo and bacon.

Isabelle Schoelcher

Isabelle is a French-Persian actress and self proclaimed scent pervert

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    • lpp | 28th February 2014 10:14

      Thanks for posting, both, will look forward to catching up with these later :)

    • Scentologist | 5th March 2014 05:19

      There is no way to transmit an actual smell unless it is teleported. However, if the phone is loaded with a few basic components, as in an ink jet printer, that when combined can create the jest of the smell, then possibly.