A powered by digi.me app, enabling an authorised individual to officially register a newborn child, has won second prize at a Dutch government hackathon. The Citizen Centricity (Regie of Gegevens) hackathon was organised by the Dutch Interior Affairs and Economic Affairs ministries, who are together looking into ways that individuals can own and control their … Continue reading Digi.me wins second prize at Dutch government hackathon
In the first of a two-part series, our CTO Gavin Ray explains why security is key to everything we do at digi.me - and what that means in practice Security is the equal and opposite of the threat you face. It almost sounds too simplistic, but it really is true that the only purpose of … Continue reading Security is a fabric not a bolt-on
Sir Tim Berners-Lee (aka founder of the WWW) has been writing for a long time about the issues that have surfaced in the web, especially security, dominance and lack of individual controls. He is frustrated that much of the web is about “documents” and not “data”. Over the past four years he has been thinking … Continue reading Moving the decentralised web forward
We've very excited to announce that we are putting on a digi.spark hackathon in Sydney, Australia, from October 26-28 as part of the New South Wales Spark Festival. As data is set to rain down on Australia with the new Consumer Data Right becoming law, starting with the implementation of opening banking from July 2019, … Continue reading Come and join our first digi.me hackathon Down Under – we’ve got $25K in prizes and a trip to China up for grabs!
Major tech companies such as Google and Amazon were questioned by the US Senate Commerce Committee recently as part of discussions around privacy and data regulation. One theme stood out strongly - the idea that GDPR in Europe was stifling innovation, and leading to fewer data-driven apps and solutions. Google, for example, said it was … Continue reading Data monopolies such as Google have it wrong: GDPR is great for innovation
Julian Ranger is the Executive Chairman and founder of digi.me, which enables the Internet of Me by putting individuals at the centre of their digital life, owning and controlling their own data. Initially an aeronautical engineer, Julian specialised in interoperability and the military internet, founding STASYS in 1987 and growing it to a staff of … Continue reading A Q&A with digi.me founder Julian Ranger – ‘Innovation is at our core’
Calling all developers, hackers, creatives and geeks! After the success of previous hackathons in Iceland and London, which were brimming with creativity and brilliant app ideas, we're doing it all over again. The next digi.me hack takes place in......drum roll..... Sarajevo from October 13-14. And this one has a grand prize of €2,500 for the … Continue reading It’s a personal data hackathon with a €2,500 prize – come and join us in Sarajevo!