|I outsourced my memory to AI for three weeks.
Most of us spend hours in front of our computer screens every day, consuming hundreds of thousands of words. But how much of it do you actually remember? Probably not a lot.
It’s no surprise that our memories struggle to retain more than a few scant details. One psychology expert told us: “Humans have worse memories than we think we do, and memory for text, in general, isn’t great.”
There are dozens of read-later and bookmarking apps, but those don’t help you actually retain information. So the writer Shubham Agarwal decided, instead, to try out an app called Heyday — which quietly processes everything you’re reading and resurfaces reminders when it thinks you’ll need them.
Agarwal found the AI-powered memory tool to be surprisingly effective — here’s how it helped him.