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Death and digital

What happens to your cloud when you die?

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As technology has evolved, we’re now able to do things we would never have thought possible a decade ago. Take cloud storage for example – being …

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How your Fitbit could help you to die better

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For most of us, we know that leading a more active life is going to allow us to live longer and with less health problems and …

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What happens if someone dies on holiday?

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It’s getting to that time of the year, the summer holidays are approaching and we’re all getting excited about leaving the daily grind behind for a …

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Will you put your pet down when you die?

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Down here at HQ we spend a lot of time reading, watching and writing about death related things. And every once in a while, we come …

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How to die at home in the UK

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In our previous article ‘How the internet of things can help the end of life process’ we talked about how almost two thirds of us want …

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How stories define us after death

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When we think of what we’ll leave behind after we die, most of us will think about the physical possessions we’ll give to our loved ones. …

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How to host an online funeral

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As losing someone you’ve bonded with through online communities is becoming more common,  so too are online funerals. Our previous article focused on how to cope …

Interview

Dealing with a Facebook profile after someone dies

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When someone dies, deciding what to do with their Facebook profile may not be the first thing on your agenda.  But when Martin died suddenly, his …

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How Twitter has changed tragedy

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I remember aimlessly scrolling through Twitter when the first tweets came through from the Boston Globe reporting of explosions at the 2013 Boston Marathon. After the …

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How do you mourn the friends you make online?

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When you think of mourning, what comes to mind? For most of us, you may think of someone’s favourite food or a nice memory or silly …