Category Archives: XDI

XDI Art from Mike Schwartz

Mike Schwartz, CEO of Gluu and one of the hardest working members of the OASIS XDI┬áTechnical 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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Update on Personal Event Networks: The Evented API Spec

As a follow-on to my post about Personal Event Networks last week, Phil Windley and Sam Curren have published the Evented API┬áSpecification. Phil’s blog post about it gives a good summary, but if you’re a developer just go straight to … Continue reading

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Phil Windley on Personal Event Networks

Phil Windley has a new post called Personal Event Networks: Building the Internet of Things. The idea is simple but highly compelling: what if the range of products and services you used could actually talk to each other, over the … Continue reading

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True Data Portability

I’ve been on the board of Dataportability.org since its founding three years ago. The concept made quite a splash when it was first announced, but I knew that after the hype wore off would come all the hard work of … Continue reading

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The real de(tai)l

Techcrunch had a link to this simply excellent blog post about the details behind the readability of Google Maps. It’s like a mini-Malcolm Gladwell essay devoted just to showing why it really is the details that make the difference when … Continue reading

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UMA is Cool

People know I’m an XDI nut and Eve Maler is an UMA nut. And some people wonder if there isn’t a whole lot of overlap between UMA and XDI (and why Eve and I are not fighting a protocol jihad). … 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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