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Identosphere Summary #1
Identity Woman and Infominer share highlights from the week's news
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The Internet Identity Workshop is coming up October 20-22. Be sure to Register.
New SSI Tools Released
Tramsmute Releases Technical WorkBenches
by Orie Steele.
Explore the standards-based scalable identifiers and encrypted data storage tools that power Transmute’s product.
Mattr Releases JSON-LD Lint
By Emily Fry and Tobias Looker
Digital Identity in Education
Presented at the Vienna Digital Identity Meetup by Kim Hamilton Duffy (Architect Digital Credentials Consortium, Chair of the W3C CCG and Verifiable Credentials for Education Task Force) and Lluis Arińo (convenor of Diplomas Use Case at European Blockchain Service Infrastructure and CIO Rovira i Virgili University, Spain).
The Architecture of Identity Systems
by Phil Windley The architecture of an identity system has a profound impact on the nature of the relationships it supports. This post categorizes the high-level architecture of identity systems, discusses the properties of each category to understand architectural influences, and explores what their respective architectures mean to their legitimacy as a basis for online life.
What’s Open Source?
Decentralized Identity Foundation continues to put out some great educational content (if I may say-so myself having worked with Juan Caballero). Drilling Down on what Open Source is.
Three Scenarios for Rolling Back Surveillance Capitalism
Scenario 1: Regulation Bites. Scenario 2: A Global Disinvestment Campaign Leads to a Vibrant Good Technology Market. Scenario 3: Frustrated Users and Open-Source Developers Start Cooperating for Mutual Benefit
The race to digitize commerce in sub-Saharan Africa
How Jumia and Facebook are competing, even though they’re playing different games
SSI Product Announcements
Trinsic partners with Zapier
Trinsic partners with Zapier to bring SSI to 2000+ applications. Including MedCreds which is part of the Covid Credentials Initiative.
Evernym Announces Improvements to Connect.me and the Mobile SDK
Organizational News of Note!
Whether you’re a business owner or executive, a university student or a student of life in general—if you’re interested in setting the pace for the respectful technology movement—then Me2B Membership is for you.
They have their conference coming up December 10-12.
Currently they are looking for community members who are interested in serving on their board and hav listed 6 reasons why you should run.
General Community News/Posts
Ben shares his thoughts on the latest California Ballot Initiatives.
Bill Wendel our friendly community real estate agent musing about whether we are in an housing bubble or not.
Johannes recommends this post analyzing QAnon by a Game Designer