Topic: Digital Identity
OpenIDDevCamp was a gathering to develop web-based applications that use OpenID. Attendees included web designers, developers and testers all working together over the weekend to enable OpenID on their sites or just learn more about this technology. Scott joined Phil to discus the event as well as the OpenID concept.
Everyone is leaving an electronic slime trail behind them on the internet, according to Bob Lucky. On this edition of IEEE Spectrum Radio, Bob Lucky shares his thoughts on the records we're all creating on the internet, and Spectrum takes a look at the Homebrew Computer Club's illegitimate child: the Homebrew Cellphone Club.
Dick Hardt, founder and CEO of Sxip Identity, has been working with the Canadian government on a new virtual ID card that will streamline online interaction among government agencies, public-sector organizations, and citizens. In this conversation with Jon Udell, Hardt explains how this new program will work, and offers perspectives on a variety of online identity issues.
Dr. John Halamka joins Jon Udell on this edition of Jon Udell's Interviews with Innovators. He's a renaissance guy: a physician, a CIO, and a healthcare IT innovator. Lots of people are talking about secure exchange of medical records and portable continuity of care documents. John Halamka is on the front lines actually making these visions real.
An average Internet user today has to manage many IM handles, phone numbers, login names and email addresses. Holding multiple identifiers, one or more for each service, can be a problem. Kaliya Hamlin, the Identity Woman, advocates enabling a unified, open identity on the next generation of devices to make it easier for users to move around the Web. She presents a vision of a user-centric identity that works for citizens, applications, communities and operators.
The United States REAL ID Act was signed into law in May 2005 - but won't go into effect until 2009. Jon Udell speaks with CoreStreet's President, Phil Libin, and asks him to comment on the Department of Homeland Security's recently published guidelines on how Americans will need to identify themselves in the future. Learn about the dangers, and benefits, of this initiative for more stringent control of credentials.
Since late 2005 we have seen an explosion in pushpin applications - consumer-facing web sites that let users mark, describe, and share places on a map. We don't yet know whether this is a fad like Friendster or a category killer like Wikipedia. In this session, Where 2.0 conference co-chair Nat Torkington puts the tough questions to Di-Ann Eisnor of Platial, Ben Nolan of Zopto.com, and Josh Peterson of 43places.com on money, viability, privacy, and growth. You'll learn who's doing what, why, and who has the best chances of succeeding.
Nonprofit management now requires the innovative use of information technology. In this Stanford podcast, nonprofit technology consultant Paul Lamb explores how the web is transforming nonprofits and NGOs. He looks ahead to the potential that ubiquitous mobile computing, virtual worlds, user-generated content, and social networking have to upend traditional constraints and to open new doors.
Slow adoption of open mobility platforms is not the only hurdle faced by consumers and open source advocates--government legislation and the complexity of managing your identity are also holding back innovation. At the 2006 Emerging Telephony Conference, Bill Weinberg, Brad Templeton, and Johannes Ernst discuss some of the difficulties open telephony must overcome. Learn about the adoption of open platforms, the innovation-killing CALEA law, and how we can take back control over our digital identities.
In our increasingly virtual world individuals are creating value through their every online action, but who benefits from this value? Sometimes the value is explicit - such as the information about yourself you submit to social networking or ecommerce sites. More often the value is implicit - generated through the choices you make (or don't make) in directing your attention, or the ratings you assign to other users or content. This panel discusses the issues faced by both business and consumers in generating, maintaining, understanding and benefiting from this value.