Category Archives: I-Cards

The Keys to the Keys

Craig Burton has penned another crystalline piece called How to Spot an Unnecessary Identity Fail (after his previous piece, How to Divine the Bovine, this is starting to sound like a field guide to identisaurus). His key point: we’ve had … Continue reading

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Adding another Hat

When I told a friend that I was “adding yet another hat” by taking on the Interim Executive Director role at the Information Card Foundation, he said I had so many hats it reminded him of this children’s book. I … Continue reading

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Paul Trevithick on Password Cards

Paul’s done a post about his writeup of password cards on the Higgins wiki. IMHO this is  a long overdue idea for how an identity client (“selector” in information card terms) can overcome the chicken-and-egg adoption problem. Selectors are like … Continue reading

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Eve Finds Another Intersection

I’m going to start referring to her as the Venn Queen. Eve Maler has done another Venn diagram, this time to show the relationship of whole areas of the “user-centric” sphere of activities. Going into Digital ID World next week, … Continue reading

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Relationship Cards (R-Cards)

So much for the naive thought that I’ have time at the Burton Catalyst conference last week to finally blog about two subjects near and dear to my heart that I knew would be covered at the conference. It backfired … Continue reading

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Pamela Dingle: My Favorite Bio

The new announced Information Card Foundation has nine community board members, and I’m pleased to report they all have a keen sense of humor. Case in point: Pam Dingle’s bio on the Board of Directors page: Pamela Dingle Pamela Dingle … Continue reading

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The Information Card Foundation: Helping Scale Mount Identity

YAF? (“Yet Another Foundation?”) Some in the identity community have had that reaction to the announcement of the Information Card Foundation (ICF) today at the start of the Burton Catalyst conference in San Diego. As one of two members of … Continue reading

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