Welcome to the MyData Weekly Digest, a news site dedicated to producing the best coverage from within the human centred approach in personal data management. It provides information retrieved mainly from the MyData Global Slack Channel since June 2019. Postings and comments are owned by the respective user stated with each entry. MyData is an idea and an alternative vision for ethical use of personal data. It’s also a movement and a community, and a global non-profit organisation. Read more here: mydata.org

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Noteworthy Information
VRM Development Work

A comprehensive list of Vendor Relationship Management tools - albeit it probably needs some pruning as some are no longer active.

Lib Dems profile every voter in UK

The Liberal Democrats are profiling every voter in the country by scoring their political preferences out of 100 This includes which party they will vote for in the next election and whether they are a Remainer or Leaver.

EU guidelines on ethics in artificial intelligence: Context and implementation (PDF)

You may have seen the EU Guidelines on Ethics in AI. As I believe we are entering in a 'regulating AI debate', it's worth sharing it here.

Silicon Valley and the state gird for war

The battle lines of an American regulatory assault on technology companies are being drawn.

Moving Beyond User-centered Design (PDF)

Jodi Forlizzi from the Carnegie Mellon University writes 'If I could wave a magic wand, I would use it to make the HCI community move beyond user-centered design to a notion of stakeholder-centered design.'

A Human-Centric Digital Manifesto for Europe

The digital revolution is radically changing every aspect of human life in the 21st century and it’s essential that regulators address the challenges this transformation brings. The new European Commission should look beyond digital single market issues, and focus on creating new rights-based policies and regulations based on freedom, democracy, equality, and rule of law to ensure that existing offline rights are protected online.

Our approach to innovation is dead wrong (Video: 9:48min)

Diana Kander talking about innovation at TEDxKC.

Slovak Republic works with digi.me to lead the way in citizen centricity

Citizen centricity, which enables people living in a country to easily opt in to government and third party services by owning and controlling their own digital footprint, is taking off around the world.

De-google-ify Internet - List of alternatives

The whole web is occupied by centralized services… Well… not entirely. One small village of indomitable Free Software lovers still holds out against the invaders.


Questions Asked
Global Initiative to Standardize Fairness in the Trade of Data

'A collaboration to develop a standards framework governing the fair trade of human and personal data' - Anyone familiar with this?


Tools
UBDI: Universal Basic Data Income

Want to see the power of data when aggregated at the individual - see @digime partner @UBDIncome present at Fiinovate.


MyData Internals

This week MyData Global celebrated its 1-year anniversary - Happy Birthday! The MyData Madrid hub had its peer-acceptance and videos of the MyData 2019 conference will be made available in the course of this month on this YouTube channel.


Upcoming Events
The following events are in the MyData calendar for next week:

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