We found out about our old friend Doug’s passing a few weeks ago and it prompted me to go looking through some of his old writings on his website, LoadAverageZero. Front and center at the top of the page is a message that says
On April 28, 2009 Doug Clifton passed away due to health problems. As his close friend and protégé, I am going to keep his site, visions, and programming ideals alive. Steve Perjesi
Coincidentally, NPR ran a story on the 11th about a person’s online legacy after they die, as well as some of the challenges and solutions surrounding the issue. It’s an interesting listen.