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Some Shadows of Eternity: The Internet and Memorials to the Dead

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Lindsay Marshall

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Abstract

Drawing on the experience of running the Virtual Memorial Garden web site, this paper looks at some of the reasons why Internet memorials appeal to the thousands of people who have used the service it provides. Also touched on are the wider, social effects that this kind of use of the Internet may have in the future.


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Author(s): Marshall LF

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Department of Computing Science Technical Report Series

Year: 2000

Pages: 6

Report Number: 718

Institution: Department of Computing Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne

URL: http://www.cs.ncl.ac.uk/publications/trs/papers/718.pdf


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