Dying in the digital age is tricky, as the dozens of accounts and services someone used while alive persist in cyberspace. We’ve all heard the stories of Facebook and Twitter users haunted by recommendations they they connect with dead friends.
LifeEnsured, a New York startup with a $150,000 in angel funding (different kind of angel), is focused on carrying out the last rites and rituals a person might need to clean up the stray threads of their virtual life. Read More
NYU media grads turned start-up kids Cody Brown and Kate Ray just launched a thing called Nerd Collider, a white-label site for discussing specific things with specific people. Similar to Quora, Nerd Collider nests responses with some comments hidden by default; it also has a voting system and requires Twitter authentication like the Q&A site. Read More