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Higgins Trust Framework makes its debut at Harvard ID conference

Earlier today, here at the Identity Mashup Conference being put on by the Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, I moderated a panel discussion where the panelists contemplated what happens once software developers start to mashup disaggregated chunks of identity data into browser-based applications that we probably can't even begin to imagine.

June 20, 2006 by David Berlind

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Fitting graffiti outside Harvard's ID Mashup event?

As I carted my technology (computer, podcasting gear, and digital camera) on a wheelie (to save my back) from the public parking in Cambridge, down Massachusetts Ave. to the Identity Mashup Conference at Harvard's Law School where the content is all about such issues as identity, trust, who are you?

June 20, 2006 by David Berlind


Linux vendors are swimming against the current.

I just finished reading Why hasn't Linux made it mainstream on the desktop? and I think I can answer the question:  Because the average consumer cannot walk into their favorite computer store and buy a robust brand-name workstation with Linux pre-installed with their favorite personal productivity software.

June 19, 2006 by Marc Wagner