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TOC Ability

GB rail industry funds improved passenger accessibility

TOC Ability is a new digital platform concept being designed to connect train operator and service provider systems, bringing real improvements to train journeys for disabled customers.

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Me, Inc. (as a HAT)

Original article published on Hub of All Things.

Today’s corporations use IT to be incredibly efficient and effective. There are IT systems for finance, accounting, inventory management, supply chains, material and enterprise resource planning. All the tools necessary for the corporation be viable and profitable amid constraints of regulation. Corporations hold vast amounts of data to achieve this; data about production, materials, inventory, data about customers. In fact, nothing can be achieved within the modern corporation today without data and information.

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Smart Citizenship (Through The #IoT)

The Rationale For HAT Enabled Personal Data Management

HAT Enabled Citizenship: The Hub-of-All-Things (HAT) is an open-source database schema designed to integrate IoT applications and data silos to help amplify human cognition. It compliments IoT protocols such as HyperCat, providing a standardised logical data model and easily integrated technology layer, which support the combination and secure management of product and personal data sets to create a Personal Data Store (PDS) for each individual. In addition the HAT is an intuitive decisioning engine. It transforms the explosion of information generated by Internet of Things devices, connected environments and so called ‘smart cities’, to help people become ‘smarter citizens’, extending our digital identity with automated recall, increased computation ability and contextualised communication preferences.

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Data, Identity & HATs With Brands On

Turning The Tide On Personal Identity Hacking

Brands that empower consumers to openly access and use data related to their products and services will gain a competitive advantage in their market. Why? Because it is the context, the when, where and how we use a product that allows us to truly buy into its benefits.

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Who Cares?

The National Health Service Is A Myth, There Is No NHS

OK there is devolved government funding but therein lies the rub. There is no management structure, no actual service. Just tax payer’s money that for the most part has been dished out in the name of political gain. The money is most commonly allocated in the name of ‘innovation’, as though some unprecedented idea is going permeate the non-existent infrastructure that connects our wellbeing to the not so omnipresent wisdom of those trained in medicine.

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Are You Wasting Your Personal Data?

Original article published on Hub of All Things.

Every day we interact with technology and (often without realizing it) generate enormous amounts of data about ourselves. Many of us even have distinct data habits, traces of which could be found in our smartphones or in social media. My day, for example, starts with an app which records my diet and exercise. Only a few years ago my sister (a professional volleyball player) used to nag me about my exercising regularly and would give me that disapproving look when I shirked and skipped the gym for a dinner with friends in my favourite French restaurant. Today, this job is done by the app which gives me warnings if I eat too much ice-cream (yes, it does happen!) and reminds me of scheduled runs or gym visits. Many of us use apps to shop for groceries, track our expenses, chat with friends and family, etc.

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Thinking and Designing In The Meta

Originally published on Hub of All Things. (Img. Igor Bulgarin, Shutterstock)

It’s 0527am and I’m awake. And exhausted. The mind has been working all night trying to come up with solutions for the design of views on the HAT that would help a user to be creative with his/her own data. A long meeting with the tech team yesterday has basically got some of the technical stuff down, so that the data that comes onto the HAT has the greatest agility to be shaped into different uses.

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Whose ‘iD’ is it Anyway?

Given the enormity of the playing field it feels both daunting and exhilarating to be embarking on a venture of my own design for the second time in my career. After birthing and running a company for over 6 years, then letting it go, I honestly wasn’t sure I’d ever find another opportunity I could wholly commit to.

This time around however, I’m motivated not only because I have an amazing set of business partners, but because the problem that we’re setting out to help solve has become one of the most important issues facing the whole of modern society.

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