Recently I’ve seen signs that are promising in the pursuit of returning focus to a decentralized web / internet. There are still many hurdles to get us there, but we have a good foundation to overcome the technical obstacles. There has been a surge of many prominent people working towards this goal. However I feel […]
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
I’ve just returned from the 2013 Quantified Self Global Conference and my experience was quite amazing. I have attended several of the QS Los Angeles meetups but this was the first time I went to one of the official conferences. It was held at the beautiful Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco.
Ever since I first heard about the Locker Project and Singly, I’ve been anxiously waiting to see what apps would be built on the platform, knowing that a lifestreaming service would surely be created. Well it’s been over a year since the original announcement and the wait is now over with the public release of Showw.me.
When I first heard about App.net a few weeks back I was intrigued. On the surface it sounded all too similar to the ill fated Diaspora initiative aiming to create an open alternative to Facebook. I didn’t feel that the Diaspora team was able to accomplish their lofty goal. They just didn’t seem to have
Today my friend Louis Gray got the scoop on what Cliqset cofounder Darren Bounds has been working on since the recent sunsetting of that site. First off if you weren’t familiar with Cliqset, it was a great Lifestreaming site that I covered in the past and packed more features and accordance to open standards than
I’ve been able to listen in from the edges of the Glue Conference that’s currently taking place through the awesome tweetbytes provided by Kevin Marks. He always does an amazing job when live tweeting from the talks he attends at various conferences, and this was no exception. Today he provided details from the Locker Project’s
Just a few weeks ago The Locker Project launched a blog and now more recently they’ve launched a full fledged website around the project. If you’re not familiar with the project you can catch up on my original post here. This new site provides links to the Github repository, documentation, and the blog. In addition
If you’re not familiar with the Locker Project it’s an open source personal data storage platform. You can learn more by reading my initial coverage here. Currently only an “eager developer version” is available but a self-installable version should be coming soon. A few days ago they launched a blog. Up until now we’ve only
If you’re not familiar with the Locker Project it is an open source personal data storage platform which I recently covered here. I’m extremely excited about the prospects of this project and have been anxiously waiting for a version that I could self install. You can currently visit their project page on Github but the current