Technology is constantly changing. As digital storage options have become more accessible, those old home movies we painstakingly recorded while peering through heavy cameras have been left to languish in the back of the closet.
Time capsules are a curious thing. I'm sure you have witnessed the typical scene shown on the news or online. There is box or cylinder buried underground, or removed from a wall. The owners of the property, or a cheeky building contractor, had collected artifacts that represented that moment in time and save them to be found later. Sometimes they tell people about the time capsule. Sometimes it is left to chance.
James Rehborn passed away earlier this year. It is not current news so you may have missed it. But his obituary touched many people, and I thought it was worth a comment.
Life is a series of little and big moments. Many of these moments make for good memories, but some are painful. And some of these painful memories are just hard to shake off.
So much of our lives are intertwined with online accounts that it’s hard to remember a time when they weren’t. Our social connections, bill payments, banking, insurance policies and more are facilitated through an online service. And access to those accounts is almost always requires a password.