Saved: First Click: Photographs are memory triggers, not replacements

First Click: Photographs are memory triggers, not replacements

By Vlad Savov







We are living in historic times. Whether it's transoceanic flights, pocketable personal computers, or that little invention called the internet, our generation enjoys access to an unprecedented bounty of knowledge, experiences, and technological capabilities. Don't just take my word for it, the US president also thinks now is the greatest time to be alive. But something troubles me about this brave new world of ours, and that's the way we're experiencing it — or rather the way we're relegating the experience to the act of documenting it.



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October 13, 2016 at 07:30AM

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