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'Post-Death control of Digital Assets'. A CDAS Seminar at the University of Bath

'Post-Death control of Digital Assets'. A CDAS Seminar at the University of Bath

Blog posts   •   Jan 02, 2014 21:40 GMT

James Norris (CEO, DeadSocial) will explore how physical assets are heavily intertwined with death, mourning and the rituals behind grieving on the 21st February at the University of Bath. Assets are often used as a way for the living to feel connected to the deceased and to bridge a gap between life and death.

'Mindings, & how Mother became the inspiration'. - Stuart Arnott, ahead of his Social Media Week 2013 Presentation

'Mindings, & how Mother became the inspiration'. - Stuart Arnott, ahead of his Social Media Week 2013 Presentation

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2013 11:54 BST

Stuart founded Mindings Tablet Application to help those suffering from dementia and loneliness. During 'Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy' Stuart will probe why technology is often overlooked as a way to combat loneliness, dementia and end of life care.

What we can learn from 'A Game of Thrones' when planning our own Funeral

What we can learn from 'A Game of Thrones' when planning our own Funeral

Blog posts   •   Sep 06, 2013 06:35 BST

Planning your funeral is often a hard thing to comprehend especially whilst healthy. However, when someone unexpectedly passes away arranging a funeral in keeping with the deceased's wishes is often made more stressful when things haven't been documented. Here are a few lessons learn't from the fictional TV series 'A Game of Thrones'.

Social Media Week Preview: Where does the self begin and end?

Social Media Week Preview: Where does the self begin and end?

Blog posts   •   Sep 05, 2013 14:50 BST

This post was written by Dr. Aaron Balick ahead of Social Media Week 2013. Dr. Aaron Balick is a UKCP registered psychotherapist providing one-to-one psychotherapy, supervision, consultation and other related services located in Clerkenwell, London. Aaron will be speaking at the Social Media Week event 'Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy'

DeadSocial's 'Dying Matters Awareness Week Popup Shop' in London

DeadSocial's 'Dying Matters Awareness Week Popup Shop' in London

Blog posts   •   Jun 26, 2013 07:45 BST

During Dying Matters Awareness we ran a free coffee pop-up shop and hosted a series of events and workshops on Camden High Street in London. This is what happened...

DeadSocial featured on BBC Click

DeadSocial featured on BBC Click

Blog posts   •   Jun 24, 2013 09:44 BST

DeadSocial were recently featured on 'Click'. Click is the BBC's flagship technology show aired on both TV and radio.

Death Cafe With Jon Underwood

Death Cafe With Jon Underwood

Blog posts   •   May 14, 2013 16:22 BST

Jon Underwood founded Death Café in order to evoke conversions on and around death. Over the last century death has become the ‘final taboo’ in the UK and many other countries across the globe. In order to break a taboo society needs to address and speak about it. This is where Death Café steps in, boils the kettle and cuts off a slice of cake.

Have your Final Tweets / Social Media Will Filmed for free

Have your Final Tweets / Social Media Will Filmed for free

Blog posts   •   May 12, 2013 09:36 BST

Dying Matters are currently running their reflective “Final Tweets” project ahead of and during the annual ‘Dying Matters Awareness Week’. We are providing a free service on Camden High Street to ensure that video wills and final tweets are filmed.

Speakers & Workshops in our 'Dying Matters Awareness Week' Popup Coffee Shop

Speakers & Workshops in our 'Dying Matters Awareness Week' Popup Coffee Shop

Blog posts   •   May 12, 2013 09:30 BST

Each afternoon next week a different great speaker will come into the Dying Matters Pop Up coffee shop to pass on their words of wisdom. There will also be two evening events in the space during the course of the week (13th-19th May). Each morning a number of short films by Dying Matters will be played. Tea & coffee served all day :)

UK Trade & Investment's SXSW Mission (Review)

UK Trade & Investment's SXSW Mission (Review)

Blog posts   •   Apr 10, 2012 20:34 BST

Personal review about UK Trade & Investment's Mission to South by South (SXSW) 2012.

DeadSocial to demo at the London Web Summit

DeadSocial to demo at the London Web Summit

Blog posts   •   Mar 10, 2012 19:37 GMT

DeadSocial has been selected to pitch at the London Web Summit 2012. We are honoured to be one of the startups selected out of a list of 150!