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Post #1 Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:27 pm 
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I was reading a science article a few weeks ago, and they claimed that there is enough capacity in our brain to store literally all the books ever written!..

So why did it take me five minutes to remember where my glasses were? (on my face)

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Post #2 Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:38 pm 
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Because there was no room left after you had stored those books?

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Post #3 Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:26 pm 
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Anzu wrote:
I was reading a science article a few weeks ago, and they claimed that there is enough capacity in our brain to store literally all the books ever written!..

So why did it take me five minutes to remember where my glasses were? (on my face)

:mrgreen:


Do you know how long it takes to search all the books ever written? :shock:

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Post #4 Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:09 pm 
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Do you know how long it takes to search all the books ever written? :shock:


It would take an eternity. Not all books are extant.

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Post #5 Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:30 pm 
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I was reading a science article a few weeks ago, and they claimed that there is enough capacity in our brain to store literally all the books ever written!..

For some values of "science".

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Post #6 Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:17 pm 
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When I consider all the bad books that have been written, the thought of having their content in my brain fills me with horror - even if there were space left over.


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Post #7 Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 9:22 am 
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Where I live, you can get 10 used books for $8.

Bought The Hobbit few days ago.

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So why did it take me five minutes to remember
Hi Anzu, I understand it was a rhetorical question/joke.
( And you knew those two are orthogonal: storage capacity and search speed. :) )

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Post #9 Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 4:22 am 
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I practice Schulte tables. They are useful not only in development of quick reading skills, but also in training visual memory. Now it is tim to compare rice cookers to clarify some things.

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Post #10 Posted: Mon May 08, 2017 6:56 pm 
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this science article you were reading; was it in "Hello" magazine?

it's not possible to store all the books that were ever written, because the Library of Alexandria was burned, forget who burned it - perhaps you can remind me?

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Post #11 Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 11:12 am 
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this science article you were reading; was it in "Hello" magazine?

it's not possible to store all the books that were ever written, because the Library of Alexandria was burned, forget who burned it - perhaps you can remind me?


I think I already said that in post #4.

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