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"BLACK BOX" FOR PEOPLE

"An aircraft 'Black Box' accident recorder but miniaturised for the human body."That's how Microsoft researchers are describing SenseCam, a "badge-sized wearable camera that captures up to 2000 VGA images per day. In addition, sensor data such as movement, light level and temperature is recorded."This is undoubtedly linked to MyLifeBits, the effort by minicomputer pioneer (turned Microsoft brain) Gordon Parks to create a surrogate, digital memory. And it sounds a whole lot like LifeLog, the Pentagon's now-defunct effort to capture and categorize everything about a person's life.(via /.)

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