destinyland writes: "As Vanity Fair ran a cover story about the death by suicide of Theresa Duncan (creator of Zero Zero), she was updating her blog. Theresa left behind a posthumous post, raising questions about how the process of death itself will be impacted by technology. "It isn't hard to imagine a future scenario when people will be able to generate AI-controlled virtual selves who will stroll around digital worlds like Second Life, having conversations with grief-stricken friends and family after their living counterparts are dead.""
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