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Chris Downs, Managing Director of Normally.com, collected his on and offline data in 2000 and sold it on eBay.

What happens when you sell your personal data on eBay: a first-hand account from a data enthusiast


My experiment

What that actually meant in practice

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My bank data, hand written

Why did I embark on this experiment?

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The data I collected, all in one stack

What was in the data I collected?

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My supermarket loyalty card data
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What did I learn from my experiment?

The fear we face around our personal data is really a fear of the unknown.

It should be easy for people to be curators of their own data.

Data is not oil. It is a unique material that requires a unique approach to solving its problems and uncovering its opportunities.


Startup Garage Paris from Facebook

Facebook’s program designed to empower independent startups…

Startup Garage at Station F

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Facebook’s program to innovate with startups in France | Program Manager: CarolineMatte

Startup Garage Paris from Facebook

Facebook’s program designed to empower independent startups in France, with expertise, mentoring and dedicated working space within Station F, the world’s largest start-up campus.

Startup Garage at Station F

Written by

Facebook’s program to innovate with startups in France | Program Manager: CarolineMatte

Startup Garage Paris from Facebook

Facebook’s program designed to empower independent startups in France, with expertise, mentoring and dedicated working space within Station F, the world’s largest start-up campus.

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