This holiday season, stay close with Proust!
I love this time of year. There is joy in the air and countless opportunities to celebrate with the people we hold dear. But, it’s also the time of year I most miss those close friends and family who live far away. I miss them at the Thanksgiving dinner table where conversations are often dominated by everyone sharing old stories. And, I miss all of them as I shop for holiday gifts and send...
He Said, She Said: How Men & Women Are Sharing...
brought to you by Proust.com Everyone has stories to share and memories to reminisce about. But it turns out that men and women tend to take different paths as they stroll down memory lane! We crunched the data, looking at the number of answers recorded by men vs. women across all of Proust.com’s more than 100 chapters and 1,000 questions. We got a kick out of the results and thought it...
10 Ways to Use Proust
Proust was designed as a place to share and preserve your memories. But why would anyone want to do this? Well, for a lot of reasons. In the past months, we’ve seen people use Proust for many different purposes, each a variation on the main theme of sharing your memories and connecting with your loved ones. Take a look at some of the best ways to use Proust below. 1) Learn more about your family ...
My grandmother’s memory book
A few weeks ago, my mother found an old book in our basement and gave it to me (I guess I should stop calling it “our” basement since it’s been 15 years since I’ve lived in my parents’ house.) It was a memory book of questions with answers hand-written by my grandmother in 1984. The book is called “The Grandparent Book” and was meant as a gift to my sister and me. My grandmother and I had been...
Proust: An award winning site!
The Winners of The 2011 W3 Awards have been announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts and Proust.com is taking home awards in 3 categories! The W3 Awards honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Web Video, & Mobile Apps created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. It is an honor to have received these awards from the Academy. We set...
This is Josh’s Story. The two-time award-winning video we created as part of a series to introduce Proust. Everyone has a different reason to start telling their story. These videos highlight different people and why they started using Proust. Watch all of the Proust Videos on YouTube.
Welcome to Proust.com
Sharing stories is something that we all do, all the time. Indeed, it’s something people everywhere have done for generations. Proust.com is here to help take the great tradition of oral history, celebrated by so many cultures, into the digital age. Proust.com is a place for you and those closest to you to share and preserve memories and get to know one another even better. When we set out to...
Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they...– Marcel Proust
Meet Ying! She loves her mom. They have a close relationship already, but have been using Proust to get even closer.