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MyLifeBits and the Memex Vision

Submitted by on January 28, 2009 – 3:32 pm 275 views No Comment

Found an intriguing post and powerpoint presentation on MyLifeBits, a Microsoft Research project led by Gordon Bell.   MyLifeBits was inspired by Vannevar Bush‘s hypothetical Memex computer system. The project includes full-text search, text and audio annotations, and hyperlinks. The “experimental subject” of the project is computer scientist Gordon Bell, and the project will try to collect a lifetime of storage on and about Bell.
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Related link: Microsoft Research – Memex – Digital Memories

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