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The downside of the outboard brain
Merlin Mann | Oct 11 2007
Clive Thompson writes on a phenomenon I think about constantly: if you really do start entrusting all your ephemeral memory work to external systems, might your wetware start to atrophy?
Haha, big joke, right? Not for me. Between me and TextExpander, only one of us knows my new VoIP number by heart. Without TE to paste it anywhere on command? Yep, I'd have to look up my own phone number. Sad.
But, Clive goes on:
And, in closing...
Now thinking that's something I might want to work on too.
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