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All Human experience recorded on a grain of sand

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posted on Jul, 10 2007 @ 06:17 AM
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All Human experience recorded on a grain of sand


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We've had agriculture for about 12,000 years, towns for eight to 10,000 years, and writing for about 5,000 years. But we're still living in the dark ages leading up to the dawn of history.
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posted on Jul, 10 2007 @ 06:17 AM
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UK science fiction writer Charles Stross, author of novels Accelerando and Singularity Sky, posits a future in which all human experience is record on devices the size of a grain of sand.
What will the future hold, possible bio-gels and packs that hold data for AI tech and maybe even for Parkinson sufferers so they can remember their past....

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posted on Jul, 10 2007 @ 06:53 AM
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The storage requirement for a video stream and two audio streams, plus GPS location, is only about 10,000 Gb per year - which will cost about £10 by 2017.

With your phone converting all the speech it hears to text (and storing that, too, and indexing it by time and location it becomes possible to search it all - like having Google for your memory.


I'm scared - Hold me?!

Seriously man, if it can be stored then it can be edited - someone could blue jack you from their hand held whatever we'll have by then when your on your way to work. Suddenly instead of knowing your CEO of your own company - you think you work at McDonalds and your late for your shift.

Alright thats a bit far fetched, but if we totally get into the habbit of not needing to rely on our memorys then what happens when it goes wrong?



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