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After Death

After we go, we continue to have impact on people’s lives – we don’t exist in isolation. How might we remember those who have died and incorporate them into our lives?

For many of us, our heritage is rooted in tradition and remembrance. How might we incorporate that into the way we – or our loved ones– are remembered? What global inspiration might we draw upon as we imagine legacies? In this Opportunity Area let’s also reflect on how practical affairs are managed after death - the physical handling of the body, the family home, pets, etc. Let’s create solutions that capture wisdom from those left and reimagine remembrance, both for those dying and those still living.

Posts from the Inspiration phase that informed this Opportunity Area:

Ambient Intelligence Recordings | Storycorps Legacy | Sara's got a Sunbeam

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A platform where people can detail the legacy they would like to leave and others can assist in carrying them out after death.

A platform where people can detail the legacy they would like to leave and others can assist in carrying them out after death.

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Storytelling for loved ones lost to guide the next generation, using qualitative wisdom from a quantitative data-heavy upload society.

Storytelling for loved ones lost to guide the next generation, using qualitative wisdom from a quantitative data-heavy upload society.

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