- Matt Cottam gave an inspiring talk at the IxDA 10 about “Wooden Logic: In search of Heirloom Electronics”. The master thesis of Matt Cottam focused in modern products and the issue of giving them longevity and meaning
- Richard Banks is an interaction designer at the Microsoft Research’s Cambridge facility and has done a lot of work in the area of long-term impact of technology in the everyday life of people. His talk on the topic of: “On the Design of Technology Heirlooms” and more project videos can be found on his Vimeo account.
- In the Article “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants” talks Marc Prensky about a new digital generation that are grown up with the current technology and have evolved a special “accent”
- In his short but inspiring Wired Article Russell M Davies thinks about “Digital heirlooms”. Some of the interesting question he raises are: Does your virtual identity die with you? What could we pass on to our kids? And what happens when a Foursquare Mayor dies?
- A workshop hosted at CHI 2010 in Anlanta, Georgia by Michael Massimi, William Odom, David Kirk, Richard Banks about Understanding Death, Dying, and the Digital with interesting submissions and themes
- Digital Immortality and Death 2.0 an article by Scott Lachut that gives an overview of death-related services in the digital world
- Dying, Death, and Mortality: Towards Thanatosensitivity in HCI by Michael Massimi and Andrea Charise
- Cemetery 2.0 by Elliott Malkin
- Applying Reflective Design to Digital Memorials by Pin Sym Foong, Denisa Kera
- AutoTopography: What Can Physical Mementos Tell us about Digital Memories? by Daniella Petrelli, Steve Whittaker, Jens Brockmeier
- Passing on and putting to rest: Understanding bereavement in the context of interactive technologies by Will Odom, Richard Harper, Abigail Sellen, Dave Kirk, and Richard Banks, April 2010
- AutoTopography: What Can Physical Mementos Tell us about Digital Memories? by Daniela Petrelli, Steve Whittaker, Jens Brockmeier