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Marcus Sortijas's Blog – July 2011 Archive (2)

How the Internet Affects Our Memory

Quick test: what's your supervisor's cell number?  Can you recite it from memory, without looking it up on your phone?  If you can't, you're not alone. 


Although businesses are moving more and more into "the cloud," another story went unreported: our brains have already made that move.  With search engines, online databases, and web browsers that auto-fill the form fields, we rely on our own memories less and less.  That was the subject of this story in The Atlantic:…


Added by Marcus Sortijas on July 17, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Inside Story on Google+

There has been a flood of news on Google+, which is to be expected whenever a company as big as Google rolls out a new product.  This piece in Wired may be the definitive article to date: Inside Google+ — How the Search Giant Plans to Go Social


It was written by Steven Levy, a respected tech author who also…


Added by Marcus Sortijas on July 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — 11 Comments


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