I was one of the first people to congratulate Chris Messina on his blog when he announced he was going to Google. It was a personal congratulations. I wasn’t sure if it was good overall for the open web vision or the community as a whole. In the end after thinking about it for a […]
I love the Internet Identity Workshop! it is where innovative ideas are hatched, answers to hard problems are vetted and standards consensus emerges. This is just the latest in amazing collaborations that have emerged. Web Finger was covered on Tech Crunch today with this headline – Google Points At WebFinger. Your Gmail Address Could Soon […]
I got a request for the images I posted in “Personal Anchors on the Web for Digital Identity” from David Larlet to use in a slide presentation in France. I decided to open them up and post them here. Below are versions with english text and a version without english text.
Last week for two days I was at the W3C workshop on usability and authentication. It was hosted at the top of a citibank building in Brooklyn. We had to present ID at the door to get upstairs. The room was a very long rectangle room with three presentation screens and 2 giant columns. It […]
So I started using MeasureMap several months ago the first week it was live . I LOVE it…but it just got bought by Google. I am not a big fan of Google these days…now they have all the traffic and links on my blog. Are they going to start charging me for this service? How […]
Mobile Jones … Jazz, an application that provides audio messaging to yet another circle of friends. More invites….more buddy lists…. There were so many identity silos at the etel. Each phone handset has one for address books – Motorola, Nokia Telecom Incumbents Orange(france telecom), British Telecom Cool “apps” YackPack Jazz The Incumbent internet players ebay/Paypal/skype […]
Marc Canter’s AlwaysOn article finally is out. Breaking the Web Wide Open! For decades, “walled gardens” of proprietary standards and content have been the strategy of dominant players in mainframe computer software, wireless telecommunications services, and the World Wide Webâ€”it was their successful lock-in strategy of keeping their customers theirs. But like it or not, […]