digital-preservation

Facebook Hints at Memorial Features After Dad’s Emotional Plea

Facebook celebrated their 10th birthday by giving users a gift in the way of a video montage called Lookback of our best moments using their service (get yours here). These videos offered a nice look back on our lives shared through the service over the years. But an unexpected thing happened when John Berlin saw …

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Backup Your Online Social Data and Revisit it with SocialSafe

I continue to try apps and services to achieve everything I’m looking to do to help facilitate my goals around digital preservation . In a discussion I had with Tom Geller, he told me to take a  look at SocialSafe which had been mentioned to him by Gordon Bell as a good service for lifelogging. That’s all the …

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My Talk on Digital Preservation at Quantified Self Los Angeles

At the June meetup for the Los Angeles Quantified Self group I gave a talk on digital preservation. The talk centered around a 3 step process I created last year to preserve, prepare and produce my digital legacy. I discuss how I created this process for myself and discussed the importance for others to do …

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How Memorial Services are Being Transformed by Technology

This week I came across a memorial service called Living Headstones. This company is trying to transform cemetery headstones to incorporate today’s technologies. They state that headstones haven’t changed in 5000 years and they offer internet connected memorials to create an innovative approach to memorialization. What they’ve created is an added value service to their …

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