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Visualizing structural change

Visualizing structural change

When information has structure we can use it to see change more clearly.

Think about the records that describe the status of your health, finances, insurance policies, vehicles, and computers. If the systems that manage these records could produce timestamped JSON snapshots when indicators change, it would be much easier to find out what changed, and when.

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Taking it offline while staying online

Taking it offline while staying online

SecretSocial looks to create a space for private conversations with expiration dates.

SecretSocial wants to be sure there's still a place for private and non-traceable discussions online. In this interview, company co-founder Zubin Wadia discusses the inner workings of the service.

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The search for a minimum viable record

The search for a minimum viable record

Open Library's George Oates on the pursuit of concise categorization.

George Oates, the lead from the Open Library, discusses the complexities of biographic data and the possibility for a minimum viable record.

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