Will Technology Make Human Memory Obsolete?

Digital Transformation , Gerd Leonhard , Man Machine Futures

Will Technology Make Human Memory Obsolete? Yet the real question is: How far will the externalization of our memory go?

Quick question for urban citizens who own a car: How do you remember where you parked you car the night before? You could memorize the street name and number, which is not very modern (prehistoric man already used his “internal” memory); you could take out a pen and write the address down, though that is so old media (writing and papyrus were invented more than 5,000 years ago); or you could take a picture of the parking spot with your smartphone. Not bad.

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