Imagine leading a quality digital life for 50 more years. What will happen when you die? What will become of your online accounts? Your data? What do people pass on to their heirs? Can your survivors box up your digital life and archive it? Will the data be lost without people to tend it? Or […]
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Matt Ludwig has accepted our invitation to be the second facilitator at our session “Who Will Check My Email After I Die?” We are excited that Matt will be joining us at SXSW and look forward to his persepctive.
There has always been money to be made selling the afterlife, and the digital afterlife will be no different. In the near future a host of businesses will spring to life to help us deal with virtual bliss. But what will they offer? The digital mausoleum. A place where people can go online to see […]
Man has been struggling with death since the beginning of consciousness, and while we aren’t any closer to answering the big question, we are getting closer to a solution. There will come a time when super computers (or the average wrist watch) will be able to trace and store the patterns of thought. While some […]
Evan and I (John) got the word today that we are invited to facilitate a “Core Conversation” at the SXSW Interactive Festival. The event is titled “Who Will Check My Email After I Die.” We are thrilled to be heading down there and look forward to a great event.