Gone But Not Logged Off
Deceased people’s data is burgeoning online. Why should we care?
The ancient Natufians had a practice that, on one hand, seems quite odd to us moderns. They buried their dead under their houses but retained the heads, making plaster death masks to hang on the walls.
On the other hand, are we so different? We too keep our dead around, but they stare at us from our phone and computer screens…