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From Facebook to LifeLessonBook and to pass on!

By connecting and linking key life event/moment (& pic and friends) with life lesson/ knowledge: to reflect, to re-connect and to share

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Who is your idea designed for and how does it reimagine the end-of-life experience?

It is design for everybody that is comfortable / wanting to share life lessons/key moments/milestone with others.

There are lessons, stories and memories behind those pictures / key life moment (shared on social media). The idea here is to enable reusing those to reconnect with the key people, retagging/ comment on the events and to share reflection/lesson about life.

Optional: make it secure /searchable / big data to extract key learning out of the collective lessons/key life milestone.

More into details: 

Many of us upload our life event/key moment/feeling and emotion via social media. Sometime we say that facebook, social media plus big-data know us more than ourselves. 

Let's leverage their capability to help us to do the below as grow old/ dying:

1. Reflect on those key moments,  timeline and linking those with picture/ video..etc. make it more vivid. 

2. Share key learnings & lesson ( or what could be done better...etc.) 

3. Retag & Reconnect with the key people, restart the conversations. 

4. Select who to share, who can see and when to share, e.g. to share it when i put my status as critical/ or to share it 100 days after i enter hospital..etc. ( has to be secured

5. Create my life board/book/slideshow by simple clicks/ selecting those keyword/picture from my post and export to family and friends as a "farewell" gift. 

Optional: (might need to check with those privacy issue. )

6. Leverage big data / data collection and turn those into learning for future research/ improvement: e.g. i. What are the top five emotion that people experience when they enter different stage of life/ dying and what we could do about it; ii. What are the key learning/reflection on certain key milestone, e.g. wedding or buying houses.. etc. 

7. Make it searchable, e.g. if i am going through some certain cancer treatment, I would like to know what would be the top advise/keyword/emotion given from those who have gone throw those, such that we could improve the experience/ journey..etc. 

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

Pick up a few life event on facebook and start retagging people and share learning/ lesson via comments session and see how people would react to it

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

1. Any learning about those emotional data base?
2. Any tool/ easy way to turn data/ picture/words/emotions into infographics or a "summary" or linking pictures to word..etc automatically by a few clicks?
3. How to make it trust-able / secure while searchable for future improvement/ good?( or it is already being studied e.g. by today's those social media / big data anyway.. )

Tell us about your work experience:

I worked at the R&D and Engineering department of a fast-moving consumer good company in China.
During my free time, I volunteer regularly at local NGO/ communities, e.g. providing remote lesson to kids in poor village, giving drawing lesson...etc.

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