Foursquare and Personal Data in a Personal Event Network

Lately I’ve been exploring APIs that push data and the use of personal data. While we’re proponents of the Evented API specification, there are already a number of APIs that push data in some way. One of those is Foursquare.c…

Making Things Together

I do many things at Singly, but first and foremost, I am a creator. Ranging from full scale product & company creation on down to hacking on the weekends, I bring things to life for a living. This idea is a big part of how I think about personal data – it’s about more than […]

2011 Year in Review (Part 1)

Part 1: We were busy! Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium had a busy 12 months. Here we are at the end of the year, and we wanted to catch you up. This is Part I, a recap through the first half of 2011. PDEC people and Startup Circle companies are in bold. PDEC Events, Publications and […]

The Second PC Revolution: Personal Clouds

In 1976, I started at the University of Idaho. My advisor was Keith Prisbrey, a brand new Assistant Professor of Metallurgical Engineering. I count him as one of the great mentors of my life. Keith recognized something in me and took me…