Posts with keyword: iiw2008a


One Is the Loneliest Number: Relationships on the Internet

Bob Blakely is speaking about building a relationship layer for the Internet. A relationship is the context within which we observe one another. Past history and even attitudes are not directly observable. This is imperfect--distant relationships are the basis for inaccuracies. More observations at a closer distance make for a more useful and feature rich relationship. Bob puts forward the emergence of the credit card industry as an example. Rather than requiring shoppers to create intimate relationships with every merchant, you create a single intimate relationship with your bank and the merchant has an intimate relationship with their bank
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What's Your Architecture's Agenda?

One of the topics that came up in today's free range small groups discussions are IIW2008A was the idea that architectures have agendas. Brad Templeton voiced the idea that all designs have defaults and those defaults represent an encoding of some kind of agenda. For example, let's say that you collect click streams from your web site visitors in order to give them recommendations, optimize banners, or whatever. What is the default for how long that data is stored? One week? A month? A year? Forever? You might not think of that default as an agenda, but it is
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IIW Is Just Around the Corner

If you are wondering what the Internet Identity Workshop is all about we have a new articulation posted on the main wiki page for our upcoming conference. It goes into the range of topics covered along with the technology and social issues. This is our 6th event and I think it will be a great one. MONDAY IS FREE (beginning at 1PM) We have Monday’s program figured out and Monday afternoon is FREE to anyone who wants to come and check out the emerging field. We will open at 1pm. We will open with a ‘newbie’ perspective from Ryan
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IIW 2008 Happening May 12-14

The announcement and registration pages for IIW 2008 are now live. Please take minute and do three things: Register so we know you're coming. Having a good count early makes the whole thing go smoother. Help us spread the word by blogging about it. Put a badge for IIW on your Web site if you can. Here's the code for the badge you see on the right hand side of my blog: We expect that IIW2008 will be every bit as productive and fun as past IIWs have been I hope you can make it.
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