“I have days of photos and no actual memory of that day aside from the photos that I took. That’s because I’m so lost in the minutia of the camera and trying to get a photo that I’m not participating. I’m hiding behind this machine.” In a new interview series, Om Malik talks to photographer Cole Rise about pictures, software, sharing, and memories.

+ I continue to think that, of all the technologies associated with the Internet age, none has changed our perception of ourselves and others as dramatically as digital photography. Check out my post on our photographic memories: This is You on Smiles.