Last week news broke that a commercial version of a camera worn around the neck to capture photos of your every moment is to be launched. It was originally invented to help people with memory problems.

It has been said before that an era of lifelogging, in which people will record and broadcast their daily lives, is on the way. But this time it might happen – people are already capturing many things about their lives and sharing them via social networking sites. The launch of the new camera and new research from Microsoft suggest people are ready to take the final steps.

read the rest at New Scientist. What does this mean for art? Makes me think of Andrew Schneider’s EDP and the movie The Final Cut.

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  1. […] posts an interview with Adam Huttler, executive director of Fractured Atlas. There’s also a post about Lifelogging, but the idea is so Warhol-Orwellian I can’t even bear to think about […]

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