"MEMORY - Save & Delete"
“I think I know this person, but I do not remember the name.”I think saw this before on some website, but I do not remember who made this.” Isn’t that sound familiar? Individuals who rely heavily on technology may suffer deterioration in cerebral performance such as short term memory dysfunction. As pixels fly by on our multiplying screens, we have unwittingly committed our modern forms of expression to for- mats that are all too fragile, dependent on hardware and software that quickly become dated and unusable. Without devoting more attention to digital preservation, we will end up with a developmental disorder akin to Alzheimer’s, where we live in a troubling, constant present, with little ability to imagine the future. Ensuring uninterrupted access to our shared culture is one of the most pressing issues of our digital age. I agree with her that nowadays saving is essential, it changes our behavior of memory. Once we know our memory can be digitalized and saved somewhere in the drive or cloud. Do I still have to remember anything by our physical-self? Are archaeologist in the future have dig in the digital space rather than underground?