What Will Happen To Your Emails After You're Dead?

What do we lose in a world without handwritten letters? A new book explores how the digital age affects how we communicate.New York Times bestselling author Simon Garfield is worried that we are losing track of our communications. No, he's not griping about NSA mass surveillance and government storage of our daily exchanges––He's concerned that we risk losing them forever.Read Full Story     Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Will Happen To Your Emails After You're Dead?

What do we lose in a world without handwritten letters? A new book explores how the digital age affects how we communicate.New York Times bestselling author Simon Garfield is worried that we are losing track of our communications. No, he's not griping about NSA mass surveillance and government... Continue reading at Fast Company

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