I'm a PhD student researching the role of mortuary archaeology in contemporary British society. Think of this as a scrapbook of all the interesting links, snippets of information and random bits and bobs I come across pertaining to death, dying and the dead. Enjoy?!

Data, Death & Digital Inheritance

Produced for the Summer 2013 Social Informatics course at Rutgers University, “Data, Death & Digital Inheritance” is a digital story that examines the complexities of digital inheritance and the implications for the digital assets and the digital thumbprint - or identity - left behind when a user dies. Further information on the topic can be found at