Yearly Archives: 2016

OpenID
Logout: the other half of the identity equation
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This week, Facebook began accepting OpenID for single sign on. At the Internet Identity Workshop, many people raised a lot of questions about Facebook’s implementation, and in general the relationship between single sign in and sign out. In this post, I’ll argue that sign in is only half the battle; if we want OpenID to represent a
OpenID
A proposal for a conceptual “Open Stack”
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Last summer, John McCrea and Joseph Smarr put together a diagram of the “open stack”. The image showed up in numerous talks throughout last year, culminating in an Open Stack Meetup in December. Last week, Marc Canter sent an email asking for thoughts on crafting a new revision to the “open stack” graphic. I’d like to propose a
Personal
Macbook Wheel isn’t all that far-fetched for some
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Apple just released the Macbook Wheel, a computer with only a single input device. Well, it actually has multiple inputs - an entire scroll wheel, plus a button in the middle. But it’s not that ridiculous of an idea. In Beautiful Code, there’s a chapter about how some researchers needed to design software for parapalegics (like Stephen