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Life Goes Online After Death with 'memory Boxes'

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The Timecard machine will save a Flickr account for safe keeping.


The death of a close, elderly relative can often mean a sombre weekend or two going through old things, sorting through photographs, donating old clothes to charity.

But in an age when so much of our lives are online, little thought has been given to how we handle a person's digital world when they are no longer with us.

By the time the "Facebook generation" become old and grey, their whole lives may be spread out with a million updates on Twitter, thousands of photos on Flickr, hours and hours of video on YouTube and maybe their own website too.

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