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Heart Writing Offers A New Solution To Age-Old Problem
Jan27

Heart Writing Offers A New Solution To Age-Old Problem

Minus those awkward goth phases some of us went through in junior high, most people don’t like thinking about death. It’s hard to accept that the main component to about 80% of Lifetime Original Movies’ story-lines is going to happen to all of us. Beyond being freaked out by the idea or the process…

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Remembering Internet Activist Aaron Swartz (And Asking Why His Crime Was So Controversial)
Jan17

Remembering Internet Activist Aaron Swartz (And Asking Why His Crime Was So Controversial)

I don’t usually write in memoriam-style articles, but the recent suicide of early Reddit employee Aaron Swartz has got the Internet buzzing and me wondering what is up with the severe computer crime laws in the U.S. In Aaron’s case, the crime was controversial and the results tragic. Here’s his story and…

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DyingMessage.com – Record A Posthumous Message

Death is an integral part of life. But a lot of people have trouble coming to terms with that. Few take the time to think of what they would say to their loved ones if they had the chance of a last goodbye, for example. Maybe that happens because they seem to think they won’t have the chance to do it, that death will come completely unexpected. Which for the most part is true, of course. But that doesn’t mean that you...

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AfterSteps.com – Plan Your Funeral

Thinking what would happen to our loved ones when we are no longer here is certainly sad, but there is something which is even sadder, and that is not thinking about it at all. Just a little forethought can make everything so much easier for all of our loved ones. And there’s just no reason to wait until it’s too late when there are end-of-life platforms like After Steps available. This site (started by two women who...

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LettersLater.com – Share Your Passwords After You Die

We as people are naturally reluctant to think of our own mortality, but the truth remains that one day we will be here no more, and there is information that we are going to take to the grave. For example, what happens to our passwords when we have passed away? If we did not take any measures, that is information that will become lost forever. And that can have some disastrous consequences for our loved ones. They are not going to be...

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