Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

The Struggle of Memory against Forgetting

with 3 comments

At xkcd. We only have about six years left before things start getting really ugly.

Written by gerrycanavan

August 10, 2012 at 8:01 am

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  1. My actual cultural memory in that list starts at Hammertime. After that, I remember every single one of those events. And I can still pronounce Eyjafjallajökull correctly.

    Alex Greenberg

    August 10, 2012 at 9:55 am

    • I can remember New Coke, and probably other things from the year before besides the first Mac.

      gerrycanavan

      August 10, 2012 at 10:36 am

  2. i was deeply affected by the challenger explosion, though i didn’t find out about it until about 4 years after it happened.

    Vu

    August 10, 2012 at 4:44 pm


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