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March 13, 2020

Shared Emotions Online, How The Internet Broke Me

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “I broke the internet,” as crowed by those whose posts go viral. Recently, I had the reverse experience. The internet broke me.
March 10, 2020

Values Not Age Unite Us

Demographics have been long used as a tool by which to predict behavior and differentiate between attitudes of population groups by age, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or geography.
January 29, 2020

Are You Taking Your Goals Seriously?

At the start of a new year, it is a common practice to review the past one, think about the future and map out a path to success.
December 11, 2019

What Happens To Digital You When The Real You Dies

What happens to my social media profiles when I'm gone? What about all my YouTube videos?
October 19, 2019

Do We Have the Right to be Forgotten?

When we were researching our recent book, Digital Legacy Plan (Self-Counsel Press 2019), co-author done with their digital assets and online identities after their deaths.
September 11, 2019

Maclean’s Article

Death in the age of technology, the internet and social media means people leave behind a lot more than furniture and clothes when they die.
June 11, 2019

City News Interview

How much of that story remains online after we’re gone? Who will have access to banking, passwords, and important digital records?
May 30, 2019

The Commentary

We all die, even when we delude ourselves that we won’t, and even though we do, it won’t be for a long while yet.
May 15, 2019

Everyday Happiness

In North America, particularly, we have come to reject idleness, and yet it is in the pauses between our seemingly urgent tasks and activities that we find our deepest contentment.