These days, we take more pictures than ever before, with experts predicting we’ll collectively take a trillion pictures this year. So how does spending all that time looking through a lens affect our memory of a place, or our experience of that moment?

These days, we take more pictures than ever before, with experts predicting we’ll collectively take a trillion pictures this year. So how does spending all that time looking through a lens affect our memory of a place, or our experience of that moment?

In this week’s episode I speak to tourists on Venice Beach’s famous boardwalk, before interviewing our resident neuroscientist Dr. Claudia about the experiencing self vs. the remembering self and speaking with travel photographer Ralph Velasco. We also conduct a semi-scientific experiment to find out if we can still be present in a world where memories are increasingly everything.