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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Maciej  Ceglowski

Maciej Ceglowski


Maciej Ceglowski is the founder and sole employee of Pinboard, a personal web archive and bookmarking site with an emphasis on user privacy. He’s been an outspoken advocate of small pay-for-service websites as an alternative to the hype and impermanance of Silicon Valley startup culture. He has also spoken extensively about the dangers of universal surveillance as a business model and the need to decentralize the Internet. Before founding Pinboard in 2009, Ceglowski worked as an engineer at a variety of tech companies, most notably Yahoo. He lives and works in San Francisco.


10:00am–10:20am Thursday, 10/01/2015
Location: Javits North
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