Fife technology entrepreneur has global ambitions for self-writing diary app.
Gordon Povey launches the world’s firs self-writing diary, Orla, at EIE 2017.
FORGET the meticulous detailing of 17th Century life by Samuel Pepys or the frantic fictional scribblings of Bridget Jones – a Scottish technology entrepreneur is aiming to bring journal-keeping into the 21st century through a ‘self-writing’ diary.
Trisent has secured the funding necessary to launch the beta version of Codi, your self writing diary. You can read about it here and here. You can sign up for the beta...
I have been surprised at the number of people who have said they attempted to keep a diary in the past only to give up, I know that I did. It seems that over half of the people I talked to said they had kept a diary, but often not for very long.
Lifelogging is the recording of personal data created by our activities and behaviour.
To quote from the introduction in Robert Scoble & Shel Israel’s book “All indications are that the changes ushered in by the Age of Context will be more significant and fundamental than what has occurred in the previous era, and they are likely to occur faster”.
The Codi name comes from Contextual Diary which was the name of a project that began in 2006 although the origins can be traced back to 2004 when the company Trisent Communications Ltd was first established in Scotland.
So why is Trisent called “Trisent” and does the logo have a meaning?
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