The LocalHero project

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Right now I am in the process of leaving my place of employment. After 13 years the process of simply collecting my personal information stored on my works systems (mainly email) is huge and as tiresome as it is i will miss things and those contacts, photos, and documents will be lost forever. A little (or large) part of my digital (and actual) life, will be lost forever.

As you are reading this blog, you realise i have a website. It is something i update infrequently and mostly with content related to my technical interests. However it actually does a ridiculously good job of maintaining, ordering, publishing and backing up content. Which makes you think…

What if instead of relying on third party social networks or email providers or our work place to order our digital life we could own the data ourselves?

What if we could use the worlds number one content management system?

What if some of the work had already been done?

Introducing the LocalHero project

More to follow, test

Author: Peter Shaw

Is the founder and president of Princes Park Touch and the leader of the LocalHero project!

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