posted on Jun, 20 2003 @ 11:46 PM
I was just reading an article about this and was about to start a thread, but I found this thread. I think it's a crazy idea, there are more than
enough ways to keep track of us. I have one of those EZ-Pass accounts so I dont have to stop at tollbooths, thats enough.
From the article:
"Meanwhile, some people can't wait for the government to set up a permanent database for all its citizens. Minicomputer expert Gordon Bell, for one,
is said to be putting all his letters, memos, conversations, Web page visits, emails, etc. into a Microsoft research project called MyLifeBits.
Personally, we think this behavior is certifiably insane.The point, apparently, is to be remembered, as if having one's life digitized assures
immortality. How much more elegant and human it would be to simply live a great life and be remembered for one's deeds and contributions to the