Science & Technology at Scientific American.com: A Digital Life -- [ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ] -- New systems may allow people to record everything they see and hear--and even things they c
The sign of a truly great idea is often it's uncanny ability to make the rest of us think, "I already thought of that!" Thus, the MyLifeBits project, which records the activities and experiences of an ordinary person and makes them searchable, strikes many of us as something we all have been striving for. And what an idea! In this manner, we may all achieve immortality! We can organize and review our life in a way never before seen, and link it up to share with others long after we have gone. Wow.