Epilogue: The Future of Digital Death

During our research over the last several years, we’ve had a few “aha” moments. Along the way we realized that the widespread preservation of personal digital content, and the introduction of technology into the experience of death, would have a significant impact on society. Now that you’ve learned about the digital afterlife, and have taken steps to secure your own, we thought it would be a good time to share some of these thoughts with you. So if you’ll pardon the loose association of topics, you’ll get a glimpse of our latest thinking and perhaps what’s coming next in this arena.

The Burden of the Past

As we do a better job of storing digital things, it’s worth considering the impact it will have on ...

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