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{ Monthly Archives } June 2006

Out of private beta – claimID hits its early stride

ClaimID has been my muse the past few weeks again, due to my overhauling of the account system to make all our accounts OpenIDs. This makes available to our users the ability to verify themselves at any OpenID-enabled site on the internet. It also allows claimID to act as the first aggregator of these public […]

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Jonathan Zittrain at JCDL2006

Jonathan Zittrain, director and co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, was this morning’s plenary speaker at JCDL2006. Titled “Open Information: Redaction, Restriction, and Removal”, he spoke a lot about how our future will be defined by our relationships with public information. He spoke about DRM, governmental redaction, libraries’ roles in holding information […]

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Consolidation of self in an interconnected world

The classic New Yorker cartoon had a good run. Peter Steiner hit it on the head on July 5, 1993, but I think those days are ending, in a very real way. And this has been discussed before – but I want to add something to this conversation (even though this is a great logo […]

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OpenID enabled claimID – almost here

I’ve been hard at work the last couple weeks getting claimID ready for her transition to being both an OpenID server and consumer. We will be able to add a layer of user-centered verification and aggregation above and beyond our recent announcement of link verification. We have some copy to write and some polish to […]

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BarCampRDU is July 22 – Join us

Unconferences are great. We’ll be having one here on Saturday, July 22. BarCampRDU has secured a space at the Red Hat corporate offices on Centennial Campus at NC State in Raleigh, NC. We’ll be there all day – 8:30am-5:30pm. Fred has done a wonderful job so far getting things organized and it looks like we’re […]

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