Tag Archive for Google

The effect of digital technologies on memory

http://www.theage.com.au/technology/sci-tech/rebooting-your-memory-20131031-2whyq.html This article provides a reasonable overview of different ideas about what happens to memory when we outsource the storage of detail info (ie we don’t store things in our memory if we can look them up on google)

Google faces

Googling for faces in maps of the earth (via Stephen Downes) The way we perceive our environment is a complex procedure. By the help of our vision we are able to recognize friends within a huge crowd, approximate the speed…