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CitizenTrust: Data By The People For The People
CitizenTrust: Data By The People For The People 1920 1080 StJohn Deakins

A Path To Global Direct Democratic Governance Of Our Data: Individual Empowerment With Collective Governance. A Global Digital Citizenry Over three billion humans are now connected to the Internet. At…

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Clash Of The Digital Titans: Apple Takes Trust ‘Premium’
Clash Of The Digital Titans: Apple Takes Trust ‘Premium’ 1262 631 StJohn Deakins

Apple Positions For Privacy And Trust Against Google – But Facebook And AdTech Are The Losers. Last week the digital Titans clashed again – and in the next few months we’ll all have a ringside seat as the impact is revealed.

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The Future of Data is ‘Zero Data’
The Future of Data is ‘Zero Data’ 2600 2006 StJohn Deakins

We are on the cusp of a global transformation: it will be unlocked when billions of people choose to connect their data together with complete trust and for fair value.…

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Fact or Fiction: The Myths of Yoga (Are Yogis Really That Zen?)
Fact or Fiction: The Myths of Yoga (Are Yogis Really That Zen?) 1125 450 Anna Atanasova

What goes around comes around, right?  Life is a spiral: ideas, trends and practices never really change; rather, humanity finds a way to ‘recycle’ what is known to be popular. …

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Updates To CitizenMe Terms & Conditions (Our Mutual Rights & Obligations)
Updates To CitizenMe Terms & Conditions (Our Mutual Rights & Obligations) 1950 1300 StJohn Deakins

Hello all, We’ve done a general tidy up of our CitizenMe Mutual Terms and Conditions (& Privacy Policy) for Citizens. We have lots of new functionality arriving in the next…

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My daughter made me cry this week
My daughter made me cry this week 1200 1000 StJohn Deakins

Yes, I cried when I read what my daughter had sent me this week. And I wasn’t sure why.  The writing is beautiful. It is a short, poignant description of…

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Your digital reflection is your superpower.
Your New Digital Superpower
Your New Digital Superpower 850 560 StJohn Deakins

You have a new superpower. It’s hidden. It’s yours to claim. It will increasingly describe who we are, not only to others, but more profoundly, to ourselves too. Our memories…

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The Gender ‘Play’ Gap
The Gender ‘Play’ Gap 920 740 Claudia Velilla

With several big sport events around the corner, such as the Olympic Games and Six Nations Rugby, we wanted to explore a topical, recurring and pertinent topic: the gender of…

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Digital Memories (pt4): Understanding Ourselves
Digital Memories (pt4): Understanding Ourselves 3212 2706 StJohn Deakins

In the last three posts we’ve covered a few points. Firstly, we have expanded on why personal data is like a memory. Secondly, we have seen that whenever we choose…

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It’s not you, it’s me: Changing Generational Attitudes Towards Valentine’s Day
It’s not you, it’s me: Changing Generational Attitudes Towards Valentine’s Day 2000 615 Claudia Velilla

On the 14th of February of every year, most continents celebrate what we know as ‘Valentine’s Day’. This day is widely celebrated and known to be one of the biggest…

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2020: The Silo Wars Intensify. And Your Personal Data?
2020: The Silo Wars Intensify. And Your Personal Data? 730 470 StJohn Deakins

Creating a more #sustainabledata ecosystem. Techcrunch has reported that in 2020 Facebook will launch a new Operating System to protect itself against competitors such as Google. And so the ‘Silo…

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What does Emotional Intelligence look like?
What does Emotional Intelligence look like? 1280 1280 Claudia Velilla

While a lot of people will have heard of Emotional Intelligence, not many will know how to spot it in themselves and others. To some people the idea is repulsive,…

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