This is the first in a series of posts that cover the Field Guide to Internet Trust Models Paper. The paper was presented at the University of Texas at Austin ID360 Conference in 2013. This paper was collaboration between myself and Steve Greenberg. I had an outline of all the Trust Models and worked with […]
Read Write Web’s Marshak Kirkpatrick just posted a great article outlining the issues with the Carrier IQ issues that have surfaced. It also includes an extensive quote from me about how data has value and it needs to be accessed in ways that are in alignement with people.
This is cross posted on Fast Company. The Obama administration open government memorandum called for transparency participation, collaboration and federal agencies have begun to embrace Web 2.0 technologies like blogs, surveys, social networks, and video casts. Today there are over 500 government Web sites and about 1/3 of them require a user name and password. […]
Bob’s Relationship Paper is now available. If you haven’t read it yet – you should. It articulates a key point about the challenge regarding the current frame of social networks – relationships are just lines on a graph rather then being nodes that hold information about the nature and parameters of the relationship.
Someone sent me this link from SF Gate this morning: In the wake of the hugely depressing shutdown of the Rocky and the Seattle P.I., and with recent death threats to the SF Chronicle and what looks to be a savage year indeed for print newspapers everywhere, these big guns have all stepped away from […]
Chris Messina has a good post up about women and the Future of Web applications (the conference and the tools). As far as I’m concerned, one of the greatest opportunities to seize the future of web apps is to cement the necessity of diversity in our processes and in our thinking, not for the sake […]
Bruce writes an interesting essay about our lack of understanding about the potential toxic effects of data. Making the analogy that like our for fathers who polluted the air without understanding the long term implications we are creating data pollution and not understanding what is unfolding. This analogy is most interesting to consider. Data is […]
One of the women coming to She’s Geeky pointed me to this article that she wrote about Digital Tatoo’s. I think it is a good metaphor for all the stuff we put out there online particularly when we are younger. Interestingly although I was “on” the internet from 1995 when I started college I never […]
This post was on slashdot today Protection From Online Eviction? from the our-data-our-selves dept. AOL has been shutting down its free Web services, in some cases with little or no notice to users, and they are not the only ones. This blog post on the coming “datapocalypse” makes the case that those who host Web […]
I don’t write about politics on my blog that much but have spoken up about some of my travels in the world and what I have seen. I thought with all the twitter blips going by about “the ground invasion in gaza beginning I wanted to share what I wrote about in the summer of […]
This article is fun. I found it on the blog I regularly watch that has the best of the Colbert Report and the Daily Show (usually about 5 min a day for each- they are both currently off the air so there are no clips on the home page) Obama: Full-on geek or just ‘nerd-adjacent?’: […]
This story does not have a happy ending From Times Online: A 19-year-old man in Florida committed suicide live on the internet as hundreds of web surfers watched – taunting him and offering encouragement. Abraham K. Biggs, from Broward County, Florida, announced his intention on an online forum, posted a suicide note on another and […]