Podcast by Linode: How Nextcloud empowers users to take back control of their data

January 13, 2023

Mikaela Schneider

Nextcloud’s Daphne Muller, Manager of Alliances, Ecosystem & Support recently starred in Linode’s podcast series Craft of Code.

Besides Daphne’s work at Nextcloud, she is a privacy researcher. She wrote her thesis in university on unnecessary data collection and held a TEDx talk called Privacy is Progress. Her goal is to inform about and advocate against surveillance capitalism and believes that, “by collecting less personal data, we get more innovation, more profitable business models, and most importantly more humanity.”

The episode kicks off discussing companies data management problem of today, as companies hold zetabytes of data, and pose a series of important questions. Who is in charge of all this data and how do they keep it safe?

What to expect from the podcast

  • Why Daphne wrote her thesis on unnecessary data collection
  • How decentralization links to innovation, privacy, and price
  • Why organizations want to take back control of their data
  • The real reason alternatives are so hot right now
  • Why big tech is “shaking” the four pillars
  • Daphne’s thoughts on what companies should be wary of
  • What makes Nextcloud so different

Listen to the podcast “How Nextcloud Empowers Users to Take Back Control of Their Data” for free on Apple Podcasts.

Duration: 20 minutes

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