Gimme Bar Backups

I have been an avid user of Gimme Bar since it went into beta for the Brooklyn Beta attendees in 2010, and have been astounded at the quality and frequency of relevant updates and improvements since then. The newest feature Gimme Backups (which I feel bad diminishing it by calling it a feature) is a perfectly cut gem. The idea behind it is to allow users to shift their personal content stream away from another service in order to maintain control and even to protect against any potential data loss. Cameron Koczon, friend and one of the masterminds behind Gimme Bar wrote a great article for A List Apart entitled Orbital Content. Going forward Cameron’s assertion is that instead of going places to access content users will have a pool of content constantly gravitating around them on their different devices and social networks.

Leave a Comment

Want your image to appear next to your comment? Get a Gravatar!

Back to Blog

Warning: fopen(/5183457868_9f3d05bcbc_m.jpg) [function.fopen]: failed to open stream: Read-only file system in /homepages/43/d345445625/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/flickr-rss/flickrrss.php on line 187

Warning: fwrite(): supplied argument is not a valid stream resource in /homepages/43/d345445625/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/flickr-rss/flickrrss.php on line 189

Warning: fclose(): supplied argument is not a valid stream resource in /homepages/43/d345445625/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/flickr-rss/flickrrss.php on line 190
go to flickr »