Death


Are we living in the Stone Age again?

Katie Hinderer | 22 September 2011
it’s time for the younger generation to step up and make their voices heard. We manage a large portion of social media accounts; our voice is strong and influential.

Have you thought about your digital afterlife?

Katie Hinderer | 01 February 2011
The digital afterlife, as it is being called, is now the subject matter of one book and countless websites and blogs. All of these mediums attempt to answer the same questions – what happens to your online identity after you die? How can you preserve this identity? Who should you appoint as an online executor of your digital life?

Book Review: The Last Survivors series

Katie Hinderer | 03 January 2011
The trouble is that the whole series builds the reader up so that you love Miranda and feel for the horrible situation she finds herself in.

As Facebook users die, memories take shape

Katie Hinderer | 21 July 2010
There was an interesting article in the New York Times a couple days ago about Facebook and death. Entitled, 'As Facebook Users Die, Ghosts Reach Out,' the article talks about how it can be chilling and awkward when Facebook suggests you reconnect or write on the wall of someone who has passed away. While the piece focuses mostly on the older crowd and how sad it can be to see their face pop up, I tend to see it from another aspect.
 
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