[NTLK] [OT] (Paper or tablet) and memory retention

Michael Sheflin sheflinm at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 17:44:13 PDT 2021

The text below was written by L.W. Brown.  Stuff actually from newtontalk -
if I missed something - is presumably from Grant. (?)

On Wed, Mar 24, 2021, 8:13 PM Forrest <newton_phoenix at mindspring.com> wrote:

> I’m sorry, but I’m afraid that I must insist that we each start using a
> signature, or an email address that is easily visible in the header.
> Someone wrote the paragraphs below. The email was TO NewtonTalk—FROM
> NewtonTalk. Hmpf. There is no signature at the end.
> So who wrote it? Anyone?
> How are we supposed to engage in meaningful (or otherwise) discourse when
> we don’t know who we are, uh, discoursing with?
> It might have fun 20 or even 10 years ago to try and figure out who it
> was. Now, frankly, it’s just annoying.
> Mahalo,
> Forrest
> Sent from my T-Mobile iPhone 11
> > On Mar 24, 2021, at 12:26 PM, L.W. Brown via NewtonTalk <
> newtontalk at newtontalk.net> wrote:
> >
> > I have RocketBook—it’s not a device: it’s a special paper for Pilot
> FriXion ”erasable"-ink pens (and markers), coupled with mobile apps. The
> paper is treated to make the FriXion ink more easily ”erasable”—one version
> by heating in a microwave (since heat from any source makes the ink turn
> transparent, so cold will ”bring it back"), and another, thicker version
> coated to be cleanable by a wet cloth. The apps simply take a photo and you
> program the iOS or Android app to send the photos to one of several
> cloud-storage services. The apps know which service to use by scanning one
> of those square code-blocks (forgot the name) printed on each page. You can
> even buy the code-blocks as stickers to use on any paper or even a
> white-board. Their service does not do OCR. They do sell pre-printed pages
> in several formats like calendars.
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