In addition to famous last words, we now have “famous last Twitter updates”. The Tweet Hereafter collects these tweets, pairing them with information about the author’s death and life.
Each of these are tiny stories, loaded with meaning in the terminal context. For example,
Some are amazingly, dramatically timed:
(many thanks to the nice person who sent this on; I’m sorry I lost your pointer. Cross-posted to Infocult)