From NY Times: Facebook allows you to designate a friend or family member as a “legacy contact.” If you want to have your account memorialized after you die, this person basically serves as the executor of your Facebook account by managing your profile and can update your cover photo and profile photo, post information and accept new friend requests. (Memorialized accounts without legacy contacts cannot be changed.)
From NY Times: You’ve probably thought about what will happen to your finances, your possessions and maybe even your real estate when you die. But what about your Facebook account? Or your hard-drive backups?
From The Washington Post: As part of the “digital transition” plan laid out by the Obama White House shortly before the election, the incoming administration starts with a clean slate.
From Obama White House: Take a look at how the digital history of the Obama administration is preserved.
From The Washington Post: Without talking about politics or policy, without getting into race or class, red or blue, the Obamas set a remarkable standard for personal decency and civility during their years as our first family.
From Additude: The more we “see” the ADHD brain with neuroimaging, the more we understand how it works. Read this in-depth analysis to learn about the latest discoveries and the most current research on the ADHD brain.
From Communication Arts: An interview with graphic designer Denise Burt about her passion for designing contemporary classical music album covers.
From Denise Burt: Seeing New Music is a collection of personal short stories about the process of designing cover artwork for ‘new music’ releases. ‘New music’ is modern classical music. It’s contemporary art in musical form – full of ideas just as intriguing and diverse as those you find in the visual art world.
Over the last decade, I have faced many challenges in trying to visualise the ideas behind the music. It’s been quite a journey! It’s never easy but it is very rewarding – and I’ve been lucky enough to meet many incredible composers and their work along the way.