We will be able to create avatars of people who have passed away from all of the information they have left behind (their emails and other documents, images, videos, interviews with people who remember them). These will be compelling but not fully realistic, not until the mid 2030s, so some people will find this 'replicant' technology to be in the 'uncanny valley,' that is, disconcerting."
The stars will be right for haunted media, as we all migrate into the uncanny valley's grinning depths.
Personal and cultural history will rise again, surrounding us with Gothic splendor.
Infocult: your guide to the 21st century.
(thanks to Brenda Landis)