Disclaimer: I’m a web3 newbie and have cobbled enough knowledge for this project but may not have all the terminology or concepts correct. Feel free to leave a comment with any additional insight or corrections. …

Over the years I’ve dabbled a little bit testing out crypto related technologies. Specifically the concept of the blockchain with a public and decentralized ledger was interesting. …

I believe the new digital legacy program was the most significant new iCloud feature announced. Apple now finally allows people to designate a legacy contact to access their iCloud data after they die. I've un-packed quite a bit more detail regarding this over at my Medium.

Today Apple had their annual World Wide Developers Conference event which was streamed live. One of the many announcements included the launch of a new digital legacy feature as one of several as part of the newly named iCloud+ service that will carry the same pricing.

It’s great that Apple…

As we continue to produce vast amounts of digital data, most people have never planned for how that data will exist after they are long gone. Lack of this planning may seem like a personal decision, but it can have major implications for our families and friends. …

I have several credit cards that I try to optimize to get the best rewards depending on the type of purchase I need to make. For example different cards may give you 1, 3, or even 5 reward points when you used them at a restaurant. …

I have read many articles on ways to prepare a digital legacy and this Wall Journal article What to Do Before You Die: A Tech Checklist, written recently by Joanna Stern is one of the best and most comprehensive. She was partly motivated to write it by her personal experience…

I’ve been watching the advancements being made with the block editor (aka Gutenberg) ever since it’s initial release in WordPress 5.0 and wondering how useful it would become. Here we are at version 5.5 …

Couldn’t find a fancy relevant stock image so just a photo of me hiking with a friend.

Over the last few weeks I continue to see signs in media I’m consuming that seem to be whispering in my ear the reminder of actions I should take towards making life simpler and increasing my happiness. …

My selfie converted to a classical painting using AI Gahaku

Last year I came across an interesting project where a site would take your selfie and then use AI to change it to appear as a painting created by a classical masters. Unfortunately the site was taken down before I was able to try it out and ever since I…

Mark Krynsky

I blog about personal data preservation & digital legacy at digitallegacymanagement.com and other topics at krynsky.com

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