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Links tagged with “death”

  1. Malcolm Gaskill · Like Oysters in Their Shells: The Death Trade · LRB 18 August 2022

    Interesting review of a book about funerals, cremations, embalmers, grave diggers, etc.

  2. After You’ve Gone by Thomas Nagel | The New York Review of Books

    On thinking about the world after we, as individuals, die. And the importance of “the collective afterlife”, “the survival and continued renewal of humanity after our personal death”. (Subscribers only)

  3. The Digital Beyond | Insight about your digital death and afterlife

    Stuff and things about what happens to your digital stuff after you die. Doing a panel at SXSW right *now*. (via @aleksk)

  4. File:Bill of Mortality.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Grim government statistics for 1665. No pretty graphs.

  5. Cyberspace When You’re Dead -

    Long article about what happens to peoples’ online lives after they die. Good stuff, although I find so many companies’ focus on safeguarding passwords odd; it doesn’t seem like the big problem in this area. (via Haddock)

  6. Posthumous Hosting and Digital Culture – Jeffrey Zeldman Presents The Daily Report

    I’ve been pondering the same things, wondering about some kind of foundation you pay who will archive a static copy of your sites after your death. (via Waxy)

  7. Schneier on Security: The Comparative Risk of Terrorism

    Some examples of how many Americans will die from different causes each day. eg, 50 murders, 85 suicides, 120 in traffic accidents. Every day.

  8. Memories of Friends Departed Endure on Facebook | Facebook

    After hearing, a while back, about Yahoo denying access to relatives and then closing accounts of the deceased, this sounds very good. (via Preoccupations)

  9. The Eyewash Station: Odds of Dying in a Terrorist Attack

    “You are 12 times more likely to die from accidental suffocation in bed than from a terrorist attack.” (via Kottke)

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