Dying Tomorrow: 5 Questions for the Future of Death & Mourning

By Anonymous

As part of the LifeCycle Series, swissnex San Francisco held a workshop exploring the impact of big data, AI, and augmented reality as it shapes our perceptions of loss. In this article, we share five takeaways. 

In November of 2019, thousands of people across the United States received strange text messages intended to be sent on Valentine’s Day. It turned out these messages had been stuck in a server that had gone offline on February 14 — when it kicked back on, on November 7, it sent out all the messages that it had stored right before the server died. 



Daytime Workshop, "Dying Tomorrow"

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Evening Event, "Beyond the Body"

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