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

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"A marvelous job of exploring first hand the implications of storing our entire lives digitally."

-Guy L. Tribble, Apple, Inc.

Tech luminary, Gordon Bell, and Jim Gemmell unveil a guide to the next digital revolution. Our daily life started becoming digital a decade ago. Now much of what we do is digitally recorded and accessible. This trend won't stop. And the benefits are astonishing.

Based on their own research Bell and Gemmell explain the ever- increasing access to electronic personal memories-both "cloud" services such as Facebook and huge personal hardrives. Using Bell as a test case, the two digitally uploaded everything-photos, computer activity, biometrics-and explored systems that could best store the vast amounts of data and make it accessible. The result? An amazing enhancement of human experience from health and education to productivity and just reminiscing about good times. And then, when you are gone, your memories, your life will still be accessible for your grandchildren...

Your Life, Uploaded is an invaluable guide to taking advantage of new technology that will fascinate and inspire techies, business people, and baby boomers alike.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452296565
Author:
Bell, Gordon
Publisher:
Plume Books
Foreword by:
Gates, Bill
Author:
Gemmell, Jim
Author:
B
Author:
Bell, Gordon
Author:
ill Gates
Author:
Gates, Bill
Subject:
Biotechnology
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.06 x 5.34 x 0.67 in 0.51 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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