ejw at cse.ucsc.edu
Tue Apr 22 13:37:02 PDT 2003
Microsoft Bay Area Research Center Media Presence Group
MylifeBits is a lifetime store of everything. It is the fulfillment of
Vannevar Bushs 1945 Memex vision including full-text search, text & audio
annotations, and hyperlinks.
Gordon Bell has captured a lifetime's worth of articles, books, cards, CDs,
letters, memos, papers, photos, pictures, presentations, home movies,
videotaped lectures, and voice recordings and stored them digitally. He is
now paperless, and is beginning to capture phone calls, television, and
MyLifeBits software leverages SQL server to support: hyperlinks,
annotations, reports, saved queries, pivoting, clustering, and fast search.
It includes tools to make annotation easy, including gang annotation on
right click, voice annotation, and browser integration. Its browser tool
records a copy of every web page visited.
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