Total Recall: How the E-memory Revolution Will Change Everything; DELETE: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age

@article{Blanchette2010TotalRH,
  title={Total Recall: How the E-memory Revolution Will Change Everything; DELETE: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age},
  author={Jean-François Blanchette},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2010},
  volume={61},
  pages={1727-1731}
}
Oblivion is enjoying a moment in the spotlight these days, with the simultaneous publication of two books predicting its imminent demise at the hands of digital media. According to both Total Recall and Delete, forgetting will soon become a thing of the past, a quirky feature of a bygone technological age, like cars that need cranking and very large cell phones. While Total Recall rejoices in the innumerable benefits—from increased productivity to immortality—the “ememory revolution” will bring… CONTINUE READING
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