The web thrives most when we have full control of our information and what we share online. Yet every day we find ourselves using tools and services that don’t necessarily support or facilitate that ownership and control. “Why can’t my ___ just automatically share to my ____?!" The protocols and standards exist - RSS, APIs, structured import/export tools - but they don’t always play well together. In this talk, Chris Hardie will share some fun tools, software, and processes that he has built or encountered to make disparate software and services talk to each other. He’ll also suggest some tips and ideas for ensuring that your personal data isn’t any more locked up than it needs to be.

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