The Future of Property Rights a program at New America just published a new report The Nail Finds a Hammer: Self-Sovereign Identity, Design Principles and Property Rights in the Developing World. I commented extensively on the paper before publication and they included the Domains of Identity within the report. It turns out that many of the Domains […]
I was asked to substitute in at the last minuet to talk about the difference between blockchain and cryptocurrency at the BridgeSF conference on their Enterprise Day. Here are links to what I cover in the talk: Do You Need a Blockchain. This slide is from DHS S&T and Anil John who is leading research […]
Tim Bouma wrote a post about Trusted Digital Identity. In it he unpacks several terms including this one Identifier: Anything (name, numbers, symbols, etc.) that uniquely distinguishes a member of a population from another member. Part of Tim’s definition resonates with a conversation I had with Jean Russel in 2009 that I thought I would […]
I was invited to give a talk at TEDx Brussels. I explain Identity in the context of the Future. Enjoy!
I met Marc Davis at SXSW in 2010, we instantly clicked and began working together. He was on contract to develop pre-reading material for a WEF meeting in the fall about Personal Data. I contributed significantly to the document which became the basis of the first Rethinking Personal Data project Report, Personal Data the Emergence […]
This June I was invited to present the Identity 101 BootCamp ahead of the Identity North Conference in Toronto. People arrived 90 min early at 8am for this presentation. I walk through some of the core vocabulary for identity (authentication, authorization, enrollment, verification and contextualize the different contexts (Enterprise, Government and User-Centric) and power structures that operates […]
I co-presented Identification and Social Justice with Bob Blakley who is the Global Director, Information Security Innovation at Citi as the closing keynote at the Cloud Identity Summit in Colorado. I gave this presentation in 2012 at the Cloud Identity Summit as the Closing Keynote address. It highlights issues that surround the rich having privilege and able to manage […]
This article explains more about the different parts of the British Columbia Citizen Consultation about their “identity card’ along with how it is relevant and can inform the NSTIC effort.
One of the reasons that digital identity can be such a challenging topic to address is that we all swim in the sea of identity every day. We don’t think about what is really going in the transactions….and many different aspects of a transaction can all seem do be one thing. The early Identity Gang […]
This spring I attended the Executive Education program Leadership and Public Policy in the 21st century at the Harvard Kennedy school of government with fellow Young Global Leaders (part of the World Economic Forum). A line of future inquiry that came to me by the end of that two weeks – How do we design, create, […]
I am again in a #nymwar [wikipedia & Botgirl’s Scoop.it] situation that I actually care about. I have been denied full participation in Quora for a long long time now because my last name was listed as IdentityWoman (ironically my answer to why having control over your identity and personal data online matters did go […]
Week one in Europe was busy. The day I arrived Esther picked me up and we headed to Qiy’s offices where i got to run into John Harrison who I last saw a year ago at IIW Europe. He is organizing a consortium to go in for FP-7 money (80 million) put out for projects […]