In an easy-to-follow format, Carroll and Romano explain the challenges of the digital afterlife, and provide workable strategies for safeguarding your digital assets. This book is the perfect first step toward securing your digital legacy. 

-Fred Stutzman, PhD, co-founder,

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News & Observer, WUNC, IEEE Spectrum and others

April 2nd, 2011

Your Digital Afterlife was covered in several articles lately. Most notable was our feature in Raleigh’s News & Observer. It’s always fun to be covered by the local paper. Speaking of local, we were also interviewed on WUNC’s State of Things.

While we were at SXSW, IEEE Spectrum mentioned our work in an article that was picked up by Discovery News, Forbes and several others.

Other coverage includes:

Featured on Make Use Of

February 26th, 2011

Our book and our site, was features on Make Use Of, a blog that provides tips, how-tos, and cool sites for computer users. They did a great job of featuring the site and the book and they provided linked to lots of articles.

They also mention,, and

Event at The Booksmith

February 19th, 2011

Evan Carroll will be at The Booksmith in San Francisco’s Haight neighborhood on February 24th at 7:30 PM to discuss and sign copies of Your Digital Afterlife.

You can RSVP on Facebook or simply show up. We look forward to seeing you there. The Booksmith is located at 1644 Haight St. More details available at The Booksmith’s website.

John on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

January 25th, 2011

John spoke on The Kojo Nnamdi Show‘s Tech Tuesday segment with Jesse Davis of Entrustet, and Naomi Cahn, a law professor at George Washington University

You can listen to the segment online.

In the News

January 23rd, 2011

John and Evan can be seen out on the Web:

The Week “The last word: Your immortal cybersoul” did a nice piece about the issue.

ReadWriteWeb posted “Obituary 2.0: Remembering the Dead, Digitally about 1000Memories that mentioned The Digital Beyond.

A Dealmaker article “Emails from the Dead” featured our book and our video. Good to see the business community talking about the issue.

Event at The Regulator Bookshop

January 21st, 2011

Authors Evan Carroll and John Romano will be at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC on February 1st at 7:00 PM to discuss and sign copies of their book, Your Digital Afterlife. More information about the event is available at the shop’s website.

The Regulator Bookshop is located at 720 Ninth St. in Durham.

Excerpt in The Atlantic

January 20th, 2011

The Atlantic has published an excerpt of chapter 7, The Opportunity of Digital Legacy, on their website. Read the excerpt or a related piece, Facebook and Death: A Love Story.

In the news in January

January 16th, 2011

John and Evan have been featured in the news and have been talking about Your Digital Afterlife. – January 11, 2011
WebBeat.TV 049 | The Digital Afterlife (video)

KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM in Salt Lake City – January 11, 2011
The Browser

KFKA 1310 in Greely, CO – January 12, 2011
News Talk

Newstalk Ireland in Ireland – January 14, 2011