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But They Said that Online was Forever

Future generations may know you as a faceless citizen of the Digital Dark Ages

Photo by Mathew MacQuarrie on Unsplash

Each time I’ve encountered a dead body, I knew it was about to happen, and I could have opted out. Such is the luxury of choice and control in places where death is highly managed, where the care of the sick and the dead is carried out largely by professionals. I come from a country where open caskets are common, so…

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Elaine Kasket

Elaine Kasket

Psychologist, writer, keynote speaker. Author of All the Ghosts in the Machine (2019) and This is Your Life on Tech (upcoming).