SOSEA September: Life (online) After Death

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About this event:

Created by Jen Davison

Pacific Science Center, Discovery Labs

What happens to your data, research, and online identity after you die?

ScienceOnlineSeattle explored this topic at our Fall 2012 kickoff event. We dug into the intricacies of data and social media archiving, intellectual property vs. the Cloud, and other issues at the nexus of science, online, and death.

Couldn’t join us in real life? Check out the archived livestream here!

by Bryan Groulx


Brian Fitzpatrick, Google — “Liberator of Data, Creator of Transparency, Open Source Dude, Geek”

Brian fights for the users as part of the Data Liberation and Transparency teams at Google.

Kelly Edwards, UW Associate Professor of bioethics and humanities

Kelly explored the intersection of ethics and mortality in the online world.

Noah Weil, Seattle Criminal Defense Attorney

Noah spoke about end-of-life documentation and the terms of service of online corporations.

Afterparty — was around the corner at Hula Hula where yes, the karaoke was livestreamed.

The map is below, see also a photo of the entrance on this page.

The Discovery Labs are easily accessible from the West side of Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Avenue, Seattle, 98108.

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  1. TJ Anderson says:

    will the event (not just the karaoke) be streamed?

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