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Collaborative Voicemail Conversations

The Voicemail Diaries Collects Recorded Voicemail Messages

— November 13, 2013 — Tech
'Voicemail Diaries' is a project by Jeff Lam that collects voicemail messages that are sent in to respond to a particular question.

The ongoing project asks questions like "Who are you most grateful for and why?" or "What advice would you give to your younger self?" There is a deadline that these questions must be answered by and after that time, they will be compiled into a podcast.

Since these questions are answered anonymously, Lam explains that this is a way to "let people be honest, and truly express their feelings." Despite being anonymous, the messages have a warmth to them when the questions are answered. This is an interesting way to collect messages for a way of communicating that may very well be obsolete in the future.
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