The challenge

Work to Be Done is my August 2007 Linux For Suits column in Linux Journal. In it I leverage the wisdom of Willard McCarty — Particularly since the advent of the Web, our attention and energy have been involved with the exponential growth of digitization. The benefits for scholarship here are unarguably great. But as [Read More →]

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Quote du jour

…deciding to expose any data to a potential vendor is a customer choice, not a marketers right. — Echovar on Why marketing is broken.

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A challenge for sessions at the next IIW

Work to be done is my August, 2007 Linux For Suits column in Linux Journal. It lays out the almost zero-based challenge of making VRM tools happen. We need code here, and we don’t have it yet. Not any we’d call primarily VRM, anyway. There are tools that may be VRM-like, or do some VRM [Read More →]

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A VRM Proposal

At ReplaceGoogle.com, Trey Tomeny outlines a very interesting approach to challenges such as personal health care data control (discussed over here). It’s a “private identity network” or PIN. Here’s what it does: 1. Provision our identity across the Internet so we don’t have to remember and enter countless user names, passwords, and captchas. 2. Filter [Read More →]