Monthly Archives: December 2006

An XDI New Year's Present

For months now I’ve craved the time to write up a simple tutorial on XDI that can quickly show folks already familiar with Internet identity and trusted data sharing why those of us working on XDI are so excited about … Continue reading

Posted in General, XDI

The Persistence of Persistence

This play on Salvador Dali’s famous painting “The Persistence of Time” is to point out a principle that seems to recur with every evolutionary step of Internet identity architecture: the fundamental importance of persistent identifiers. For example, last week on … Continue reading

Posted in General, OpenID, XRI

XRI and I-Names: The Good, The Bad, and The Unfinished

I hadn’t blogged yet about the excellent session Salim Ismail led on Creative Uses of I-Names at Internet Identity Workshop two weeks ago, but Phil Windley did, and then yesterday he posted a longer piece about XRI and i-names on … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, General, I-brokers, OpenID, Practical I-Names, XRI

Mike Jones on Cardspace & OpenID Synergy

Ever since the last Internet Identity Workshop I’ve been running like mad trying to finish spec assignments, catch up on email, and prep for the holidays. Not to mention catch up on blog posts (Why anyone calls December “the holidays” … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, General, I-Cards, OpenID