Mike Kirkwood on Open Standards for Personal Data

March 2, 2010
At the last Bay Area QS Show&Tell, Mike Kirkwood of Polka gave a terrific status update about Open Mobile Health Exchange (OMHE), a microsyntax for people and machines.

[The] goal is to have a microsyntax that allows applications and devices and share streams of information…. Multiple things can come into one person’s stream,and we will not be tied to one device or application as we are today.

This is an excellent introduction to a crucial topic for anybody who is thinking about building mobile tools to help people gather and analyze their personal data.


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