MSP268 Memory Loss: The Digital Legacy Business
Matt Armitage, Kulturpop
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In this episode, Matt and Richard explore the complex relationship between technology and memory, focusing on the preservation of digital content after death and the concept of digital avatars.
They look at concerns around the preservation of digital records for future generations, questioning what our current digital footprints will contribute to the historical record. And examine how society can ensure that digital formats are accessible and usable over time.
As a mirror they look at grief tech, technology used in the grieving process, such as digital avatars that can recreate the appearance and personality of deceased individuals. They examine its ethical and psychological implications, questioning its impact on the grieving process and its potential benefits and harms.
Produced by: Richard Bradbury
Presented by: Richard Bradbury
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