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MyLifeBits, Gordon Bell

Posted in ideas, web by aldorf on October 16, 2009

Gordon Bell

MyLifeBits is a Microsoft Research project. It was inspired by Vannevar Bush‘s hypothetical Memex computer system. The project includes full-text search, text and audio annotations, and hyperlinks. The “experimental subject” of the project is computer scientist Gordon Bell, and the project will try to collect a lifetime of storage on and about Bell. Jim Gemmell of Microsoft Research and Roger Lueder were the architects and creators of the system and its software.

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