ramble abt memory
memory is so weird. its like. we can “hold” a moment in our head, but its never going to Be that moment. our memories are simplified so that our brain can hold on to them longer.
sometimes recalling an event almost feels like an artificial reconstruction of that moment. a lot of imagination has to go into filling the gaps.
its weird. we can associate smells, sounds, taste and touch with memories, but what the hell is “the memory of a smell”? how does our brain KNOW
in a lot of future advanced tech media, it seems like everyone and their mom is an engineer.
what if a cyberpunk book’s protag was just like, a cashier at a 7/11 that’s fairly uninvolved in tech and doesn’t really know what people are talking about most the time, but still gets roped into wacky cybercrime hijinks.
like Magic for Liars but computers
hey fediverse, i need some help here.
also looking for information on the USB interface for the Iomega #HipZip media player, because it seems to use a proprietary port (the manual refers to it as "Iomega mini USB", but I can't find any other information on it & am afraid to poke about inside the unit
boosts appreciated 💜
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