"On Thursday, Google announced a new tool for managing your digital afterlife. Google users can choose whether they want their information deleted or to name a beneficiary, as in a will. Users can have different directives for different products — deleting Gmail and Drive but sharing Picasa and YouTube content, for instance. [...]Google Introduces a Tool for Planning for Your Digital Afterlife - NYTimes.com
And Evernote is working on Evernote Century, which would guarantee that information stored on Evernote is accessible for 100 years and let people designate who can have access to it, even if Evernote goes out of business.
Of course, if we reach the Singularity, as many in the tech world believe we will, we will not need these tools because we will all live forever."
Friday, April 12, 2013
Google Introduces a Tool for Planning for Your Digital Afterlife - NYTimes.com
Signs of the times