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Human visual processing speed vs short-term memory access speed

Here's an interesting experiment about human information processing, featuring me, myself and some Christmas songs. Every Christmas season, I pull out a little book of Christmas songs and play some of them on the piano. Because I play those songs only once a year, and then only a few times, I don't remember much about…

The End of an Era

I just carried out two big boxes. All music CDs have been banned from our house, starting immediately. No more music? Nope. Just the realization that all our CD collection still does is collecting dust and taking up space. I don't remember when I last inserted a CD into the stereo. It must have been…