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Panel accepted at SXSW

Panel accepted at SXSW

John Romano and Evan Carroll will be leading a panel at the 2011 SXSW Interactive festival. “You’re dead. Your data isn’t. What happens now?” will explore digital death and legacy from several perspectives. Here’s the description of the event: The Web has changed your life, your death and what you leave behind. Your heirlooms like […]

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Great Article on Techlicious

Great Article on Techlicious

Robert Calem at Techlicious wrote a great article titled “What Happens to Your Online Accounts When You Die?” He quotes John, Evan and Nathan Dosch extensively as he discusses the complexities of terms of service for Google Yahoo and Facebook. Next he gives an overview of several digital afterlife services including Legacy Locker, DataInherit, and […]

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Digital Locksmiths Can Help Access a Loved One's Important Assets

Digital Locksmiths Can Help Access a Loved One’s Important Assets

It happens. Computers left behind by a loved one become locked boxes. Accounts become frozen. Treasured digital assets are lost. Now a new service is available that helps survivors unlock digital content. Digital Estate Services (http://www.digitalestateservices.com) is here to help. Their service can help unlock local files, recover user names and passwords for online accounts, […]

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Digital Identity and afterlife coverage at SXSW

Digital Identity and afterlife coverage at SXSW

A list of events at SXSW that all deal with digital identities and afterlife. Virtual Interviews: A Chat With Darwin’s Ghost #syntheticinterview Ralph Vituccio and John Dessler Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center Synthetic Interview is a unique technology that allows people to have a conversation with a character or persona as if that person were […]

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