Interesting thoughts on digital memory banks, Facebook chairs, and Polaroids

MJR

 

 

 

Watching the beautiful short film below, I could imagine a dozen different technological products that it could advertise, in particular saving data on ‘The Cloud’. However, this short film entitled Lost Memories by Francois Ferracci is the exact antithesis to an advertisement for a technological gadget.

 

 

Lost Memories is a powerful comment on our lives in the digital age and a reminder that nothing is more important than our actual memories rather than our digitally archived memories in the forms of blogs and tweets.

 

As technology advances continuously and grows into corners of our lives where we never expected to see it, the sceptical thought that we are becoming too dependent on technology similarly increases. Recent research into technology’s effect on our brain has revealed The Google Effect. Straight forwardly, search engines have given people information at their fingertips which has subsequently decreased the…

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