quadszilla writes: "A Fastcompany article describes how Gordon Bell of Microsoft Labs is experimenting with "MyLifeBits" to records his every telephone calls, all conversations and up to 1,000 pictures a day — snapped by his automatic "SenseCam," a device slung around his neck. Imagine knowing who passed you on the street on the way to work four weeks ago. Or when someone disputes your recollection of a conference call the previous day, you can end the argument by pulling up the audio stream and listening to it again. Instantly. Near perfect digital memory may do to carbon memory what the calcualtor has done to long division."