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Writing Your Way to Happiness

Though Pararchive’s origins lie in the exploration of archives and heritage, we realised at a very earlier stage that the route through this was storytelling. We always knew that personal narratives and biographies would help to locating our users in what might be otherwise overwhelmingly voluminous collections and historical contexts. I think most of us understand that writing…

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You’ve Got Mail: On the New Age of Biography

We may believe that recent history is safely tucked away in the digital fortress, but electronic content actually faces far greater threats than traditional materials like diaries, files, and letters. Whether as a result of bit rot, unstable storage devices, technical failures, or systemic obsolescence, Burn and other scholars fear that “potentially great letters or…

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