Your Life, Uploaded: The Digital Way to Better Memory, Health, and Productivity

Your Life, Uploaded: The Digital Way to Better Memory, Health, and Productivity


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780452296565
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/26/2010
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

GORDON BELL, one of the world’s preeminent computer scientists, is a principal researcher at Microsoft. He lives in San Francisco and Sydney, Australia.
JIM GEMMELL, senior researcher at Microsoft, has been working with Bell since 1995. He lives in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Foreword Bill Gates ix

Authors' Note xiii

Part 1 1

1 The Vision 3

2 MyLifeBits 27

3 The Meeting of E-Memory and Bio - Memory 51

Part 2 69

4 Work 71

5 Health 93

6 Learning 113

7 Everyday Life-And Afterlife 137

Part 3 157

8 Living Through the Revolution 159

9 Getting Started 175

10 The Future 213

Annotated References and Resources 227

Acknowledgments 269

Index 271

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Your Life, Uploaded: The Digital Way to Better Memory, Health, and Productivity 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
joshcooper on LibraryThing 22 days ago
I enjoyed this book. I've been in the process of going digital with all my stuff for several years and have accomplished a lot. This book will give you some basics on getting started, but I've your already doing this, don't expect many ideas on advanced topics.This book really focuses on what you can accomplish by having all your stuff in a digital way and what the future can potentially hold. I suspect that if your a software developer you will get a very good idea on what you could do with a product. He goes so far a to list several key areas of development and the types of companies that he would invest in to get the products out there.I should also point out that the main focus is on getting your physical stuff into the computer. But very little is mentioned about all the current digital outputs out there. I would have like to see some mention of dealing with the systems like twitter, facebook, etc. and how to get this into your digital memory. I've done pretty well with some aspects of this and getting my lifestream in order. Perhaps his next book will address this area.Overall a good read and written in a nice conversational style which makes it an enjoyable and quick read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Toanalytical. He is to anal. Recrding every detail of his life