Jonas also spends about 40 percent of his time on privacy and civil liberties issues. For example, he is developing techniques for enabling advanced data correlation without transferring any content that violates privacy.
Jonas presented some of his ideas at the Web 2.0 Summit, and I caught up with him after his talk for an interview. In the video he discusses enterprise awareness, corporate amnesia and how he believes the problem of correlating data from disparate databases can be solved. The solution, he said, is to figure out when two things are the same despite being described differently in real time on streaming data. "You want the data to find the data and the relevance to find the user," he said.