Human Parts
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Human Parts

We Won’t Text Back When We’re Dead

I am really, really good at using technology to make sure people are still alive

I’m in a London branch of the Apple Store, about to buy a pair of Apple watches. And not for any of the standout apps or ludicrously expensive straps, but because it has a “send your heartbeat” feature.

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Erica Buist

Writer, journalist, author. First book THIS PARTY’S DEAD coming in Feb 2021 from Unbound. Preorder: unbound.com/books/deathtivals