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Thinking about Jadzia, C.G., and our ephemeral digital lives

Synchronet creator Rob Swindell recently shared some sad news: longtime BBSer C.G. Learn died earlier this month.

I didn’t know C.G. very well, but we interacted occasionally over the years on Dovenet, a message network for Synchronet BBSes. But I’ll never forget one kind gesture that C.G. extended to me after my daughter died in 2020, at a moment when I was trying to capture any fragments of memory, any evidence of her short time on earth.

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