Human Parts
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Human Parts

The Ghost In My Machines

My brother died eight years ago. Here is an audit of his digital footprint.

The author and her brother, from high school in the 90s

EEvery so often, I log into an old email account. It’s a Yahoo, and I created it in 2001. I became a late-adopter Gmail person in 2009, but kept the other one because when the grief washes over you, it can be nice to read old emails.

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Siobhan O'Connor

Siobhan O'Connor

I write and edit, usually in that order. Priors: VP, Editorial @Medium, exec editor at TIME, exec editor at Prevention, features at GOOD magazine etc.

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