We've Outsourced Brain Functions to Silicon

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by: Lynette Webb

This is a bit cyborg-ish but I like it ‘cos I’d never thought about it in such blunt terms before.

It’s true and becoming even more so as bits of our lives get stored online. Already, I hardly bother with an address book … I know I can get most people’s details via Facebook, or stored in an email footer somewhere, or just ping them… When I was a kid I knew all my friends phone numbers off by heart, now I barely remember my own.

The quote comes from a recent Wired article by Clive Thompson

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