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Thoughts on Building a Lifetime Personal Data Collection App

Challenges and Goals Creating an application designed to be a central repository to store and display our life’s collection of personal data is a monumental task. Having to factor in the ability to integrate external and cloud based data sources, that will most likely change over time, in addition to our local data makes it …

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4 Ways to Backup Your Twitter, Facebook, and other Social Media Accounts Data

A common thread I’ve heard by people who use social media services are the concerns of how to access their archived data or what could happen if the service ceased to exist. In the case of photos and videos I personally always have local versions that are usually much higher resolution than the versions I …

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Lifestreaming Goes 3D Courtesy of Drupal and Papervision

Today I came across an interesting development project called 3D Lifestream created by Nick Selvaggio. Nick is the author of the Lifestream module for Drupal that exposes Lifestream data created by the Activity Stream module and provides an interface for Flash/Flex apps. So Nick took his Lifestream data from Drupal and using his module connected …

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Chris Messina Explains DiSO and Discusses Initial WordPress Integration

I came across an interview with Chris Messina today in which he discusses DiSO (pronounced DeeeeeeSoooooooo) in detail. Along with the primer he goes on to say that he is currently working on the initial implementation to be done via WordPress Plugins. Some initial functions include: OpenID Authentication Use your blog as an OpenID source …

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Interview with Yongfook on Sweetcron Automated Lifestream Blog Software

I recently featured Yongfook’s Lifestream in the first Self Hosted Lifestream Gallery. Several people commented on how they really liked his unique design. Well guess what, pretty soon you will be able to host your own version just like his with the release of his new development project Sweetcron. Visiting the site provides the following …

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