…will act as the first link in a chain. Others in the global community with similar experiences will add to the chain. This powerful and exciting Linkory process will reveal the complete recollection of an event, enhance the experience for all participants, and generate an historical sequence.
It will be interesting to see how Linkory develops and the nature of the social networks that spring up around it.
When it comes to using technology, narrative, and memory to create community, a more interesting approach, in that it is often tied to place, is digital storytelling, which is the use of digital media to record and share stories. The Center for Digital Storytelling and Creative Narrations offer plenty of examples and resources for those who are curious.
And don’t forget that May 16 is the International Day for Sharing Life Stories.