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Regi-TRUST 4Week Governance Consultation! Regi-TRUST Governance Consultation: How to Operate and Govern a Global Trust Network of Networks? (Ongoing for 3 more weeks)
Demystifying the EUDI Wallet Architecture Reference Framework - 3/2
Digital Identity in Aotearoa – Report and Research results DigitalID NZ 3/9 Virtual
Call for Proposals Open Now! MyData 3/15 - 3/26
[One Day!] Thoughtful Biometrics Workshop virtual unConference 3/16 [Registration]
Biometrics in Airports? Senators call for a ban IdentityWoman (Lets discuss at Thoughtful Biometrics Workshop ^^^)
New unConference for the Fediverse and future of social media: FediForum Johannes Ernst, Kaliya, Jennifer Holmes 3/29-30 (fediforum.org)
Webinar on European data sovereignty Innopay 3/22
FediForum unConference 3/29-30 virtual
Internet Identity Workshop 4/18-20, Mountain View, CA
MeetUp Holland FinTech: The Future of Banking Innopay 4/13 Rabobank, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Heroes of Data Privacy – the practise-oriented data privacy conference in Vienna LionsGate 5/24 Vienna, Austria
Digital Identity unConference Europe 6/7-9 Zurich
Technologist Hiring Program Federal Trade Commission
We are seeking a variety of candidates with high quality experience and subject matter expertise related to software and digital product development [...] not limited to: advertising technology, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, cloud computing, data science and data analysis, digital platforms and ecosystems, human computer interaction design, investigative research, privacy, security, product management, prototyping, social science research or fieldwork, software engineering, user experience design and user research.
[wallets] Digital Wallets for an Economy of Trust unlimitrust by SICPA - “Verifiable Credentials reduce fraud and increase trust in digital interactions”
[zoom out] Beyond the Crypto Noise, Working Towards a Harmonic Digital Economy Brilliance Security Magazine - “There are several processes for which digital trust can be a crucial tool, all of which further the sanctity of secure, private Web interactions”
Unique Identification of 50,000+ Virtual Reality Users from head and hand motion Vivek Nair, Wenbo Guo, Justus Mattern, Rui Wang, James F. O'Brien, Louis Rosenberg, Dawn Song
With the recent explosive growth of interest and investment in virtual reality (VR) and the so-called "metaverse," public attention has rightly
[Tweet] Surprised to be at a talk about the goal of “less trust, more proof” in 2023 and hearing no mention of Decentralised / SSI / #verifiablecredentials @rosspower
The dark history of Silicon Valley The Gray Area with Sean Illing
weird history of the city [Palo Alto] that's birthed Stanford University, Hewlett Packard, Theranos, and the model of capitalism that's made an impact across the globe.
Love this - but let's not pretend we all agree on what or why we are doing something. MyDigitalFootprint
Can models help us navigate uncertainty? MyDigitalFootprint
Post the 2008 global financial crisis, the president of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, said in an opening address at the ECB Central Banking Conference Frankfurt, 18 November 2010, “As a policymaker during the crisis, I found the available models of limited help. In fact, I would go further: In the face of the crisis, we felt abandoned by conventional tools.”
Bhutan launches self-sovereign biometric digital ID, crown prince first to enroll Biometric Update
Business Insider India quotes DHI InnoTech Director Ujjwal D Dahal as saying: “We are proud to work with GovTech Bhutan as a development partner on this important project which will help transform the way citizens and all visitors to Bhutan will interact with government and private sector organizations in the future.”
[report] Identity and Trust in an Increasingly Digital New Zealand
[Report] A New National Purpose: Innovation Can Power the Future of Britain (on page30)Tony Blair and William Hague
A well-designed, decentralised digital-ID system would allow citizens to prove not only who they are, but also their right to live and work in the UK, their age and ownership of a driving licence. It could also accommodate credentials issued by other authorities, such as educational or vocational qualifications.
[New Ongoing] DIF Japan monthly Call kicks off Speakerdeck.com
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Open Wallet Foundation Officially Launched Feb 23!
ToIP Joins Open Wallet Foundation - “the OWF is highly relevant to the Trust Over IP Foundation”
Spruce Joins the OpenWallet Foundation - “will develop best practices for open-source digital wallet technology that supports interoperability for multi-purposes”
IDnow was invited to become a founding member - “governments favor open-source and transparent solutions because in this setup all software code is made public and is considered more secure”
Linux Foundation Europe Announces Formation of OpenWallet Foundation Dark Reading
The OWF will not publish a wallet itself, nor offer credentials or create new standards. Instead, its open source software engine aims to become the core that other organizations and companies leverage to develop their own digital wallets. The wallets will seek feature parity with the best available wallets and interoperability with major cross-border projects such as the EU’s Digital Identity Wallet.
Issue and verify Verifiable Credentials with an Antelope account, Jack Tanner, Tonomy Foundation
This method can be applied to any blockchain powered by Antelope, such as EOS, Telos, UX, and WAX, to issue and verify credentials to any other identity system with a DID (Decentralized Identifier) method, such as did:web (domain names) and did:ethr (Ethereum).
How to Equip Your App with VC Superpowers Laura Vuorenoja, Findy
I have gathered snippets to which you should pay close attention when checking the sample code. The snippets chosen here are from the Go sample, but each server contains similar functionality.
[video] Get started with digital provenance tools Content Authenticity Initiative
An introduction to the technical standard for certifying the source and provenance of media content
Tips and how to get started with the CAI’s free open-source tools
Community showcase: open-source in action and demos with CAI member, Pixelstream
Web3 Experiments Start to Take Hold in Banking Bain & Company
Customers’ identity is a critical factor in unlocking web3’s potential, and banks have the opportunity to lead the charge in developing persistent, portable digital identities.
Energy Web joins EU-backed initiative to turbocharge energy efficiency in Europe EnergyWeb
Energy Web: Now Available on Azure EnergyWeb
Who Painted It, Who Owned It, And Who Wants It? DHIWay
CORD Blockchain is an ambitious technological innovation project led by Dhiway to modernize and legitimize the century-old process to help organizations manage ownership, transparency, authenticity & globally recognized hassle-free verification
Identity not SSI
Biometric Traveller ID Takes Flight in Canada FindBiometrics
Cyber leaders mock Twitter decision to yank 2FA for non-subscribers SCMagazine
[Survey] 2023 security priorities are endpoint, cloud, incident response and identity management SCMagazine
Building on the Blueprint - We need everyone around the table to move AI principles into practice Rebooting AI WG, Berkman Klein Center
The White House recently released a Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights. It consists of five high level principles and supplementary information detailing its relevance, expectations, and examples of good practices.
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