- Jasmine Oh is a product designer passionate about utilizing emerging technologies to help people create meaningful social connections. Her interests are in digital legacy, social media and memory. She hopes to engineer death into the digital world in a way that respects privacy and remains flexible to the endlessly evolving technological landscape.
BEYOND ME IS A WEB PLATFORM THAT ALLOWS PEOPLE TO CURATE PERSONALIZED MESSAGES WITHIN AN IMMERSIVE WEBVR LANDSCAPE FOR LOVED ONES TO VISIT.
“Death is the most democratic event in human societies: it strikes the rich and the poor, men and women, people of all races and beliefs.” - Digital legacy and interaction
What will happen to all of our digital data when we pass away? Chances are our digital selves will continue to live on. Beyond Me aims to give people more agency what creates a meaningful artifact in their digital legacies. The prototype is realized in webVR to provide a deeper, emotional engagement through the sharing of voice messages, photos and other digital media. To demonstrate the application, I have used the framework to create a memory archive for my own brother. The existing framework can be customized for any individual to support their own unique memories.