Category Archives: XDI

Book as API: A Perfect Job for XDI

When we first started working on XDI at OASIS in 2004, the goal was a standard format and protocol for data sharing. We were thinking mostly about the data that was already in databases and other conventional data sources. But now … Continue reading

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Trillions – The Video

(Update 2013-02-12: I’m halfway through the book now and it’s only getting better.) Setting a new precedent here – blogging about a book even before I’ve finished reading the first chapter. But I’m reading Trillions at the recommendation of several … Continue reading

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Anil John’s Crystal Clear Thinking about Identities, Attributes, Tokens, and Credentials

After a decade in digital identity, one of my overwhelming takeaways is that the subjects at the very heart of the field — identities, attributes, tokens, credentials — are an order of magnitude (at least) more complex than they appear … Continue reading

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KRL and XDI: Digital Chocolate and Peanut Butter

I’ve been working with Phil Windley on key issues in digital identity and trust networks for a long time now, and particularly closely in the past year since Kynetx became one of the first Founding Partners of the Respect Network. But rarely have I … Continue reading

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Markus Sabadello’s XDI Personal Cloud Demo

I sure wish I had more time to blog, but with about 110% of my time is going into building the Respect Network these days, most of my posts are on the Respect Network and Connect.Me blogs. But if you’ve been using this blog … Continue reading

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My Five Key Takeaways from the Best IIW Yet

I’ve done very few blog posts this year due to the speed at which I’ve been running with Connect.Me and Respect Network (more about that at the end of this post). But three weeks after it ended, I’m doing a … Continue reading

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XDI Art from Mike Schwartz

Mike Schwartz, CEO of Gluu and one of the hardest working members of the OASIS XDI Technical Committee, has started a series about XDI art on the Gluu blog. It lends gentle and beautiful insight into this new semantic data format … Continue reading

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