Identosphere 120: Supply Chain Knowledge Graphs and UN Web Semantics • Mainstreaming vCreds • Tutorial with SSX, RainbowKit, and Alchemy • Book: Learning Digital Identity
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GS1 Global Forum 2/13-16
Update: Conversation with Phil Windley & his new book: Learning Digital Identity 2/28 Online
DID:Day 3/1 around ETHDenver
APAC Digital Identity unConference 3/1-3 Bangkok, Thailand
[Now One Day!] Thoughtful Biometrics Workshop virtual unConference 3/16 [Registration]
Internet Identity Workshop 4/18-20, Mountain View, CA
Heroes of Data Privacy – the practise-oriented data privacy conference in Vienna LionsGate 5/24 Vienna, Austria
Save the Date Digital Identity unConference Europe DICE, 6/7-9, Zurich
Curious about ethical use of personal data? Meet MyData Awards 2023 MyData
The 2023 award process will open on 30 January and new awardees will be announced on 23 March 2023 at the Data Spaces Symposium, in The Hague, Netherlands.
Introduction to Verifiable Credentials - the wallet analogy Ubisecure
Digital Identity: Verifiable Credentials GWEI World
How SSI technology keeps students' information secure eCampusNews
In addition to returning control of PII back to the student, SSI technology can also help higher education institutions validate student identities far more quickly and securely. Let’s dive deeper into the nuts and bolts of SSI technology and its benefits.
[Podcast] Is self-sovereign identity the next step in secure ID management? IBS Intelligence
Despite frequent incidents of data breaches, many of us are still unaware of or ambivalent about what organisations hold our data. A self-sovereign identity profile could allow individuals to take back control of their data. How would this work in practice? Robin Amlôt of IBS Intelligence speaks to Rob O’Farrell, Chief Technology Officer of identity verification provider ID-Pal.
A digital identity stack to improve privacy in the IoT Lockstep
How SSI technology keeps students’ information secure: With SSI technology, colleges and universities can combat data theft and put students in control of their own data
The case for SSI
[tweet] This is more confirmation that we need solutions like @HPECid Leah Houston
#DigitalIdentity & #VerifiableCredentials are the future of verifying authentic and accurate information regarding practitioner competency, training and credentials.
Florida fake nursing diploma scheme resulted in 7,600 fraudulent degrees
Mainstreaming Verifiable Credentials: The Road Ahead eGovernments Foundation
Historically addressing the problem of interoperability was difficult because we could not crack the problem of portability. But VC gave the right alternative to micro data, specific health records- their portability and verifiability in limited resource context can be a gamechanger.
Building on EBSI Walt ID
Learn how to build SSI solutions on the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) with ease using walt.id, no matter the role - Issuer, Holder or Verifier.
CONSULT HYPERION Joins the Voila Verified Trustmark Program as Readiness Advisor DIACC
One of the PCTF certification goals is to provide certainty and trust in the Canadian market by ensuring that the identity checks will be consistent and trustworthy. Getting Consult Hyperion recognized as a Readiness Advisor will help to prepare vendors to go through this journey
The First Ever Hyperledger Aries Bifold Summit Indicio
The Hyperledger Aries Bifold Users Group recently hosted its first ever summit to discuss technical priorities for the coming year. The most pressing issues were architectural — how to easily contribute and pull changes in from the project and how to better facilitate customization for individual solutions.
[youtube] Identity Insights - First Ever Hyperledger Aries Bifold Summit with James Ebert Indicio
In this episode we are joined by Indicio Senior Mobile Software Engineer, and Mobile Team lead, James Ebert, to give us a brief overview of what was discussed as the first Hyperledger Aries Bifold Summit.
Learn more about how you can get involved in this open source initiative:https://wiki.hyperledger.org/display/ARIES/Aries+Bifold+User+Group
The miracle of the commons Curio
Far from being profoundly destructive, we humans have deep capacities for sharing resources with generosity and foresight
Aligning Product and GTM Teams with Better Segmentation a16z
Founders and company leaders take for granted that customer segmentation is important. However, those less experienced with the nuances of segmentation often don’t appreciate why segmentation is important, and as a result, fail to realize the business and organizational benefit
Five Verifiable Data Predictions Indicio
DeGov began with machine-readable files that could be cached in the software for each party in an ecosystem, and it has now expanded to a specification, currently under discussion at the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF), with efforts to standardize and interoperate with other governance implementations at ToIP.
Trent McConaghy: Ocean Protocol – AI & the Data NFT Marketplace (V4) Epicenter Podcast
We were joined by Trent McConaghy, founder & CTO at Ocean Protocol, to discuss the advantages of implementing blockchain (& NFT) technology in data management and trading, what makes a particular data set valuable and what challenges derive from AI implementations and the data digital gold rush.
Future State: Consumer Data Online Spruce
Are Insights Always Good? MyDex
One particular narrative has come to dominate the conversation to such a degree that many people simply assume it accounts for the whole picture; counting passes and not seeing the gorilla in front of them.
[walkthrough] Tutorial: Build a Basic Token-Gated App with SSX, RainbowKit, and Alchemy SpruceID
SSX provides developers with the easiest way to integrate Sign-In with Ethereum, enable DAO logins, resolve ENS names, and more. As we continue working on SSX, we want to show developers how they can quickly get started with easy-to-run example projects. Gating access to content based on a user's NFTs or tokens is a core-building block for building rich dapp experiences
[tweet thread] A graph database using #JSONLD can recognize common URIs and easily deal with overlapping graph segments Transmute
instead of limiting our knowledge to just one JSON file, we can continuously piece together larger and deeper
See the Global Supply Chain with Knowledge Graphs and UN Web Semantics Nis Jespersen, Transmute
The essentials of APIs, JSON and JSON Schema
Adding semantics with JSON Linked Data
Building Knowledge Graphs from LD files
The important role of standardized Web Vocabularies
Trinsic’s Interactive API Experience Using Postman and Buf Studio Trinsic
following the steps below, you’ll be able to experiment quicker, experience our API’s functionality, and understand how Trinsic Ecosystem works without having to setup any project environment. We’ll teach you how to use two different tools—Postman and Buf Studio—which both have an interactive UI for calling the API.
Identity not SSI
FindBiometrics and Acuity Market Intelligence to Unveil Biometric Digital Identity Prism at Feb 15 Virtual Event FindBiometrics
What is Step-up Authentication? Ubisecure
Matching authentication levels and authentication methods with the sensitivity (or value) of the resource provides a good balance between security and ease of use.
CSO: What are passkeys? FIDO Alliance
Passkeys können die User Experience verbessern und Cyberangreifern einen Strich durch die Rechnung machen – wenn sie gut umgesetzt sind.
Liquid Avatar reports growing user engagement with web3, verifiable credentials Biometric Update
Use of these credentials by Aftermath Islands and its programs continues to reinforce our focus, not only on building a Metaverse with wide appeal, but promoting the positive sentiment that we are seeing from users that have embraced the Liquid Avatar Mobile App and the Meta Park Pass as participants in an ecosystem that ensures users are real and that they don’t have to worry about fake or multiple account holders, phishing attempts, bots and other nefarious actors
Web3 Is About Creating the Infrastructure for Digital Transformation Indicio
The way it is designed to hold data determines the data’s integrity and verifiability. It can transport any kind of data associated with any kind of entity, whether a person or a device or even a thing—and it has its own direct shipping channel, so you don’t have to route the data through a third party (solving the data privacy compliance issue).
Accenture Invests in Data Technology Company Inrupt
missed this release.. i’m sure that’s a great partnership for both firms (???) -Infominer
NEW YORK; March 29, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Inrupt, an enterprise software company focused on putting online personal data back in the power of users while also reinventing how businesses and governments manage digital data.
[video tweet] ConsenSys On the OC and the importance of #SelfCustody
Head over to http://learn.metamask.io to learn how to navigate #web3 like a pro!
“what is your date of birth?” [user:] “You planned my birthday party!”
Metaverse at the service of people: a utopia? A Round Table by KPMG Innovation Lab and the Human Technology Foundation (HTF) 11/09/2022.
While some Metaverse ventures disappoint, world virtualisation projects continue and remain more relevant than ever. What are the keys to ensuring that the Metaverse remains at the service of a society that continues to bev humane?
Is Your Future Distributed? Welcome to the Fediverse! Tidbits
The concept of federation has garnered recent attention because of the rise of the Fediverse, a set of open-source protocols that manage user activity on a server and the interchange of information among users on other, independently operated servers.
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