"Suppose you blogged or tweeted about this article, or dashed off a Facebook status update, or uploaded a few snapshots from your iPhone to Flickr," asks this article in The New York Times by Rob Walker, "and then logged off this mortal coil."
"It's now taken for granted that the things we do online are reflections of who we are or announcements of who we wish to be. So what happens to this version of you that you've built with bits? Who will have access to which parts of it, and for how long?"
|"I wish that I had let myself be happier."|
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|"Due to the remoteness of the location, pieces of the wreckage could still be found at the site."|
|'Mr. Critchley was teaching a class billed as a "Suicide Note Writing Workshop".'|
|"There needs to be more aggressive enforcement action on tech companies like Google."|
|“Not a single personal insult was uttered by any member of the crew.”|
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|"Cells have the capacity to process and respond to instructions and codes inputted into their main system."|
|“Clicking on a Facebook advert may reveal things about yourself you don’t want anyone to know.”|
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|“Instead of consuming fossil fuels, it would then feed surplus electricity into the grid.”|