Microsoft Says PC Users Drowning in Info

ABC News: Microsoft Says PC Users Drowning in Info: “Gates’ top researcher, Richard F. Rashid, told The Associated Press in an interview that technology in some ways is outpacing people’s ability to use it meaningfully. He described button-sized computers of the future that could be worn on a shirt and equipped with cameras and other sensors to record all a person’s movements, activities and conversations.”

Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell have been working on mylifebits for Microsoft for a while. This kind of technology, while fraught with privacy and security concerns, is fascinating. The challenge for Microsoft is to build the tools to actually use all of this data.

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