This Magazine: Will Our Data Lead Us To The Virtual Afterlife?

This Magazine: Will Our Data Lead Us To The Virtual Afterlife?. “When his father, John James Vlahos, was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, at the age of 80, James began racing to record his life stories. For months, he sat across from his dad with an audio recorder, asking questions and recording long answers and jokes he’d heard ‘a hundred times.’ In the end, he recorded 91,970 words. What began as an oral-history project quickly evolved into a quest to give his dad virtual immortality.”