Category Archives: Information 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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Why You Shouldn't Freak Out about NSTIC

Kaliya Hamlin (aki IdentityWoman) has posted a superbly written and documented article on Fast Company about why no one should freak out about NSTIC (the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace). If only all dialog about digital identity infrastructure … Continue reading

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Taking Off Another Hat

After piling on too many hats on for the longest time, I’m now peeling some off. First I took off the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) Executive Director hat in August, and now I’m stepping down as Information Card Foundation (ICF) … 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 isĀ  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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Kynetx: Rules Rule

More about the long quiet spell soon. First I must post about a trip I made last week to spend the day with Phil Windley, his partner Stephen Fulling, and the inimitable Craig Burton down in Salt Lake City. What … 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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