British scientists want your Beatles-related memories for their Magical Memory Tour website/experiment


Those crazy British psychologists! Several University of Leeds peers have embarked on what they’ve dubbed ‘the Magical Memory Tour’, to discover what the general population’s first memories are when they think about the Beatles. LSD-soaked memories not sought, sorry.

The project consists of a massive online database of memories, which will be presented at a festival in Liverpool come September. It’s not simply an outlet for old hippies to reminisce about the first time they heard I Am The Walrus whilst on acid, as according to the two psychologists, the survey will help scientists…

Miomi, the online timeline where you can store memories, and view the world's events

miomi-logo.jpgIf Microsoft endorses a company, claiming it’s one of the five UK tech start-ups to keep an eye on in 2008, then we’re going to sit up and listen obviously. Miomi is the lucky company to receive the thumbs-up from Bill Gates and co., and launched this week to critical applause.

It enables you to view and share content on the net about the world’s memories – past events, significant happenings, even…