"People ask me how I do research for my science fiction. The answer is, I never do any research. I just enjoy reading the stuff, and some of it sticks in my mind and fits into the stories."
Very early reference to the idea of a life recorder, a device that automatically records pictures and sounds from daily life.
This idea precedes the LifeLog project by about forty years; it was a DARPA notion to bring together relevant data from the life of an individual and put it in one place. You might also recall the SenseCam project pioneered by Microsoft in 2004. Take a look at a more science-fictional take on this idea in the lifelog from Halting State.
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