Do you want to live forever? Well, perhaps you can. Not literally, of course, but as an online presence that can comfort your loved ones after your death.
Eterni.me, a startup fresh out of MIT's Entrepreneurship Development Program, claims to have developed a means by which your personality can be digitally reconstructed after your death.
Although details on the Eterni.me Web site are thin, the service works by assembling a portrait based on your online activities. You provide the team with chat logs, social-network information, photos, and e-mails, and it uses this information to reconstruct your memories and mannerisms. … Read more