In this episode of Made You Think, Neil and Nat discuss Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer. It is a fun book episode about how Joshua Foer came from nowhere to win the US memory championship with the challenge and coaching of Ed Cook. In the book Josh shows how to train our brain memory “muscle” and remember everything.
Foer also gives example on p.156, on how computer scientist Gordon Bell uses a Sense Camera, which records anything that walks into his line of sight. Both individuals utilizes these tools to supplement their memory to give an everlasting effect. Foer, Joshua. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything.