Yearly Archives: 2007

Intro video to OpenID

Here’s a nice, clear introduction to OpenID that Phil Windley blogged recently. If you are curious about all this user-centric identity stuff or have taken on the role of explaining OpenID to others, I highly recommend it.

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The user is the platform of the future… Doc Searls @ LeWeb3

I love Doc Searls. Few people inspire the future as well as Doc, especially when he is on a tear. Here’s a delightful short (<5 min) romp in an interview at LeWeb3 in Paris about the future of the web … Continue reading

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The hard stuff – VRM Use Cases

Last week was the Internet Identity Workshop in Mountain View, California, which is, without reservation, the most productive technical gathering I know of. An “unconference,” (facilitated by the incomparable Kaliya Hamlin) it dumps the talking heads for interactive discussions so … Continue reading

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APML, OpenAuth, OpenSocial, VRM, Attention and Intention

Over at On the Pod, Duncan Riley hosts a rambling but intriguing chat about APML and its relationship with the latest Social Network developments: Ashley Angell, Chris Saad (Faraday Media) and Jon Cianciullo (Cluztr) join Duncan Riley to discuss APML, … Continue reading

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ICANN punts… and scores!

Responding to ICANN‘s call for comments, I submitted a comment asking ICANN to reject the proposed changes to WHOIS. And they listened. Actually, I doubt that it was my comment that made the difference, but kudos to everyone who took … Continue reading

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The future

Future from xkcd.com That about sums it up sometimes, doesn’t it?

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Open comment to ICANN on WhoIs changes

If you haven’t already, you might considering reviewing the current proposed ICANN changes to Whois and consider sending in your comments. Mine follow. In short, the proposed changes are more than morally questionable, they undermine the core infrastructure that keeps … Continue reading

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Credit Industry needs new integration paradigm… think VRM and Personal Data Stores

Slashdot brings us this article highlighting yet another picture-perfect case for the VRM Personal Data Store: Technical Writing Geek writes with the news that the retail industry is getting mighty fed up over credit card company policies requiring them to … Continue reading

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Midland Accent

Doc Searls points me to this accent test. Tells me I’ve got no accent. Hmph. What American accent do you have? Your Result: The Midland   “You have a Midland accent” is just another way of saying “you don’t have … Continue reading

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Microsoft & Personal Health Records, Take 1

Microsoft launched its Personal Health Record initiative yesterday, according to the New York Times: The company‚Äôs consumer health offering includes a personal health record, as well as Internet search tailored for health queries, under the name Microsoft HealthVault (www.healthvault.com). The … Continue reading

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