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Data Moves Differently Now

It used to be that anybody could just grab anybody’s personal data, and used it for whatever purpose they wished. Millions and millions at a time. And could get away with it. That’s why there is a multi-hundred billion dollar data broker industry. Why Google is worth almost a trillion dollars as of today. Why…

The upside of sharing personal data

We had a rather interesting lunch yesterday at the MyData Silicon Valley Hub, on the occasion of a visit by Julian Ranger, board member of MyData Global and founder of personal data startup digi.me. Julian offered a striking proposition that I had not heard before. It is very much worth writing about, starting with some…

My recent post about Global Warming is all wrong

[caption id="attachment_4072" align="alignright" width="240"] Credit: Roberto Rizzato[/caption] When did you last admit you were wrong, totally and utterly wrong? In my case, that would be right now. Here is the retraction. A a few weeks ago I sat down to try and figure out how Global Warming will affect me personally and my family. I…