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First MyData Silicon Valley event on Tuesday

We have been organizing a new regional hub in Silicon Valley for the MyData Global movement, and this coming Tuesday, July 16th, we will have our first public event in San Francisco. It’s open to the public and you are invited. Our goal is to create an ongoing in-person conversation about Ethics, Privacy and Personal…

Stages of personal decision making

It’s a bit like the Kübler-Ross “Stages of Grief”. It appears I always go through a sequence like this: Dissonance. Something is unpleasant, unsatisfactory, and somehow feels wrong. It usually appears as a background feeling, without conscious reflection. But if it keeps happening, the conscious mind sooner or later notices, and we become aware of…

The best seasonal allergy medicine is … and here is the proof

It’s actually not a medicine. It’s better: It’s an air filter. Over 30 years of allergies, and two continents, no allergy doctor ever mentioned air filters to me, but it makes all the difference in the world. And has no side effects, other than a little bit of noise and a little bit of electricity…

Doing some things a bit differently in 2019

Not a New Year’s resolution, but I’ve decided to do a few things differently in 2019: 1. Opposing people spouting B—S—. I’m looking around, and there are entire swathes of population who cannot distinguish any more what is true and what is not. Or how to find out what is true and what is not.…