2 If personal memory systems are so great, why aren't they more widely used?Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki systemHow important is long-term memory, anyway?How important is long-term memory, anyway?Augmenting Long-term Memory2020-09-24JournalHow important is long-term memory, anyway?2 If personal memory systems are so great, why aren't they more widely used?In the first part of this essay we looked at a particular personal memory system, Anki, through the lens of my personal experience. In the second, briefer, part of this essay we'll consider two broader questions about personal memory systems: how important is memory as a cognitive skill; and what is the role of cognitive science in building personal memory systems? Continue reading…