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LifeAfter Podcast

A Fictional Story about Continuing to Live after Death through AI as Imagined by LifeAfter

In a recent post I wrote about how we will live forever through bots and AI in the near future. I discuss how several technologies are advancing that will allow this to happen. There have been many fictional stories that have explored this premise and recently I discovered an eight episode podcast series called LifeAfter and was …

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Panelists for Everybody Dies: What Is Your Digital Legacy?

SXSW Panel Discussion on Death and Digital Legacy

In 2012 I attended a panel at SXSW titled Digital Immortals: Preserving Life Beyond Death which began my journey exploring all the facets of Digital Legacy. I recently came across the audio (embedded below) for a SXSW talk from 2016 titled Everybody Dies: What is your Digital Legacy? The panel had several speakers each bringing a different perspective …

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Ways to Explore Personal Data After Someone Dies

Image by Kenny Louie Bill Coberly is a writer whose Father recently died unexpectedly.  He describes some of the issues which arise when a family member has an unplanned death in a recent article he wrote. He discusses many issues encountered after his death but discovers something that puzzles him with regards to preservation. What should he …

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On the Preparation and Future of Your Digital Legacy After You Die

Last week Adam Ostrow had a live chat based around his TED talk (see below) on what should happen to our digital identities after we die. The discussion focused a bit on what we want to happen with all the digital content we create after we die including the ability to possibly have an AI …

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