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. See the OwnYourData Mission Statement for more information, and please consider supporting the MyData movement.

General comments for this week:

South Korea joined as 22nd Local Hub the MyData Community - Welcome! Again lots of messages about preparing for the conference and another interesting video recommendation.


Noteworthy Information
Video: Meeting Snowden  show on Slack
Isaac B  

The discussions in this documentary are as relevant (if not more) as The Great Hack.

Deconstructing Google’s excuses on tracking protection  show on Slack
John W.  

It is disappointing—but regrettably unsurprising—that the Chrome team is cloaking Google’s business priorities in disingenuous technical arguments.

SITRA: Open call for startups  show on Slack
Karolina Mackiewicz  

Hey #Startups! Do you have a business idea with strong mission and values? @SitraFund's #IHAN project brings startups and #investors together at #MyData2019.

The rise of MyData in Japan  show on Slack
Dixon  

On May 15, 2019, MyData Japan conference was held in Tokyo, co-organized by Open Knowledge Japan and MyData Japan.


Questions Asked
Looking for a standardised way to categorise services  show on Slack
Jessica  

Has anyone needed to add categories for a list of services? (Ie. Finance/Banking, Retail, Transportation, etc.) Trying to see if there's a standardised way to categorise services - if you have any pointers let me know.

@pknowles responded with pointing to the Global Industry Classification Standard.


Apps & Services
Airtable  show on Slack
J  

Airtable is used by the conference team to collect the presentations.


Upcoming Events
Techfestival (Denmark)
https://techfestival.co/tc-events/techfestival-2019/
September Board meeting
  • Q4 objectives and financial plan 
Celebration hour - Weekly Open Call
*Every friday afternoon, the @staff-members gathers on Slack to celebrate the past week* This week, we’ll try making this an open call - feel free to join. The agenda will be simple: 1. Opening round 2. DONE - What have we done this week that we want to celebrate? (Can be even small small things that have been a stone in our shoes) 3. LEARN - What have we learned this week? What info do we want to share? 4. THANK YOU - Who would you like to give extra thanks to this week? 5. Closing round The call will take 45-60 mins.

Statistics
1403 (24 new)
191 (26 monitored: ai-ethics, anewgovernance, board, community, conference-2019, conference-programme, decisions, economy, general, hub-initiators, ihan, interoperability, make-it-happen, mapping, media, my-ai, mydata-volunteers, mydata-wild-ideas, new-digital-rights, random, reading, startups, thank-you, tools, visionofsuccess2022, welcome)
4542 (6 in digest)
3 thanked 8