Reporter for iPhone

Reporter for iPhone. Nifty approach to a personal data tracker. Randomly timed surveys throughout the day, solid design, and an emphasis on data ownership — no cloud sync, only export to JSON or Dropbox. First step: collect the data. Second step: generate insights.

Status

Facebook is crack to journalists and pushers like Nieman Lab aren’t helping their addiction.

Publishers: own your technology, user experience, and data. Quit sharecropping on others’.

Previously.

I’m back on Facebook and Twitter

Yes, you can call me a hypocrite. Yes, I’m still a firm believer in portable data and identity. Pragmatism won out over idealism.

One, an increasing number of sites now use Facebook and/or Twitter exclusively for their user authentication. In this context, having a corporate-controlled ID is unfortunately better than having no ID. Two, at work I’ve had to ask other people to do tasks I should be doing and I’m done feeling weird about that.

This little ol’ weblog is still my preferred publishing residence and that won’t change anytime soon.