Our Digital Futures with PermanentA podcast that explores the ins and outs of preserving one's legacy in an ever‑changing digital landscape.
The Free Open Source Stories Digital ArchiveApril 8, 2023
Join host Amanda Meeks in a conversation with Heather Meeker, founder of the Free Open Source Stories Digital Archive (FOSSDA), and learn about how and why the project was started. Plus, get a sneak peek into some of the amazing interviews Heather has conducted so far, where she captures the personal stories from the open source movement’s pioneers.
Open Access LegaciesMarch 10, 2023
Join host Amanda Meeks in conversation with Miriam Pytell, an interaction and communication designer, in discussing open access platforms and content creators’ digital legacies. They also get into some of the challenges of thanatosensitive design in the digital realm, working at a funeral home as a student, and advice for creatives who are just starting to think about their digital legacies.
Data After DeathFebruary 2, 2023
Join host Amanda Meeks in conversation with Katie Gach, a death doula and researcher at Meta, in exploring concepts such as continuing bonds theory and digital legacy planning. They also share thoughts on the interconnectedness of our online data as well as the implications when that data is deleted or inaccessible to those we love after death.
Preservation to the PeopleJanuary 16, 2023
Join host Amanda Meeks in conversation with Robert LaRose and Biljana Milenkovic, librarians at the DC Public Library's Memory Lab, to learn how they make digitization and digital archiving accessible to the general public. They also share insight and tips on getting started with your own digital archives or digitization projects. Bonus: Explore the Memory Lab Network map to find a lab near you!