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Old 05-15-2016, 02:40 PM
FluffyBob FluffyBob is offline
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
We already do. The parts that we use to capture memories are called "paper", "cameras", "tape recorders", and so on.
Absolutely, and I have trouble seeing how any future method of recording human memory could be significantly different. Paper is already superior in some ways to human memory as the act of reading paper does not alter or re-record the memory. Correct me if I am wrong, but last I heard research suggested that the very act of recalling a memory can alter it.

The sci-fi concept of being able to directly record human experience/memory to some sort of machine is unlikely to be realized in such a simple form. If one wanted accuracy it would make more sense to record video, audio and other sensory input directly rather than through the veil of human experience. Human memory, although an amazing thing is not accurate in the way a camera is.