Digital Legacy on autopilot , Say Cheers To Life!

” If real is what you can feel, smell, taste and see, then ‘real’ is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.” -Morpheus!!

The speed at which digital universe is swelling (ZettaByte by end of 2011!!) makes me think What is Real? People or Data?

We push hours of videos, tons of photos, blogs, Facebook Updates, Tweets, Emails onto the web everyday or, as Morpheus would say.. We are the medium for hours of videos, tons of photos, blogs, Facebook Updates, Tweets, Emails everyday (Am I not mighty impressed with Morpheus!! 🙂 )

Our Digital Footprint may start haunting us in our Lifetime and Afterlife. Someday your grand daughter will go “Here’s My Grand Mom, She was an awesome soul.”

Digital Footprint

Privacy and Security of Data is grey area in the terms of use fine prints of the service providers. “William Talcott, a prominent San Francisco poet with dual Irish citizenship, had fans all over the world. But when he died in June of bone marrow cancer, his daughter couldn’t notify most of his contacts because his e-mail account–and the online address book he used–was locked up.: Reported Elinor Mills of cnet News in her story Taking passwords to the grave.

It is not easy for friends and families to access your digital legacy after your death. “Laws in the United States and elsewhere are vague on the fate of digital rights to online accounts after death, leading to complications and legal wrangling for survivors who want access to the online services of the deceased.” says Rob Lever of the AFP.

It important we filter and archive data and and build digital legacy for the next generations. “When you’re dead, you’re dead, and it’s not necessarily going to be important to you; however, your loved ones are left picking up the little pieces,

Bhaskar Thakur

Digital Transformation & Marketing Leader , Growth Enabler, Recreational Runner, Learner & Seeker. On this blog I share my perspective on Technology, Entrepreneurship, Startups, Growth, Health, Running and Biking.