Moving the decentralised web forward

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

Data monopolies such as Google have it wrong: GDPR is great for innovation

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

A Q&A with digi.me founder Julian Ranger – ‘Innovation is at our core’

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’

Digi.me’s four minutes on CNN explaining our personal data privacy solution

Our US CEO Shane Green has been interviewed on CNN International's Quest Means Business about how digi.me empowers people with their personal data. Our new app ecosystem for developers was also discussed, as part of a four-minute segment explaining how our groundbreaking tech works, and the benefits it brings. Some key quotes below - but … Continue reading Digi.me’s four minutes on CNN explaining our personal data privacy solution

Creating an Internet of Me: Julian Ranger’s talk on the opportunity to do more with personal data from the Big Tent Ideas Festival

Today I will be introducing the subject of personal data and looking at an optimistic vision of how we can do more with personal data with privacy, security and consent by giving back control to the individual. If we embrace this change, then we can make the UK the leader of a new personal data … Continue reading Creating an Internet of Me: Julian Ranger’s talk on the opportunity to do more with personal data from the Big Tent Ideas Festival

See digi.me’s Julian Ranger at the Big Tent Ideas Festival on Saturday

The Big Tent Ideas Festival, which aims to open up discussion and ask the big questions around social, technological and economic renewal, is back for a second year - and our founder and Executive Chairman Julian Ranger will be speaking. Taking place at the Babraham Research Centre just outside Cambridge on Saturday, September 8, the … Continue reading See digi.me’s Julian Ranger at the Big Tent Ideas Festival on Saturday

Digi.me launches ‘iTunes of personal data’

I know that’s kind of a bold statement – and likely to ruffle the feathers of our blockchain-loving, decentralized-worshiping friends. But we are excited to announce the official launch of digi.me’s app store (little “a”, little “s”), which you can find at digi.me/share. (And our architecture is almost entirely decentralized and distributed…with just a few … Continue reading Digi.me launches ‘iTunes of personal data’