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I wouldn't mind a computer with photographic memory and instant recall. My PC nowadays is more or less just a overgrown terminal for most things I do nowadays anyways.
The perils of desktop tracking
Posted Apr 19, 2012 20:03 UTC (Thu) by fuhchee (subscriber, #40059)
I'd love to have one with systemic undo capabilities, but that would need more than just keystroke recording.
Posted Apr 20, 2012 8:42 UTC (Fri) by fb (subscriber, #53265)
As I am sure you know, there is no point in having all the data in the planet if you can't make sense of it.
> I wouldn't mind a computer with photographic memory and instant recall. My PC nowadays is more or less just a overgrown terminal for most things I do nowadays anyways.
For me the 'best' current balance for (i) 'photographic memory', (ii) synchronization (between the 4 computers I use routinely -- make it 5 if you include the smart-phone), (iii) and keeping only relevant data is:
- GMail for mail and contacts
- Google Calendar
- RememberTheMilk for sharing notes with my boss (aka 'wife')
For managing/remembering/synchronizing/versioning anything else I just use Git and private repos at GitHub.
Actually the one thing I still need to improve is actually doing some form of 'transparent / easy' encryption so that I can also push sensitive data into GitHub (e.g. my Git 'tax info' repository).
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