Such A Pidy…
Nice. A widget to display my digital IDs, from the newly launched Internet Address Book…though it lacks Opinity‘s verification mechanisms, ensuring that the IDs you claim, are actually yours. This is particularly important to assert a digital reputation, such as an eBay identity. Still it’s good to finally see a few companies starting to attack the problem…it’s still difficult to see the business models right now, but there’s certainly a space for the infra providers of Web 2.0.
Nifty, speaking of Digital Identity and reputation, have you seen Dave Chiu’s thesis work? Interesting stuff on identity, sustainability and how online and offline reputations may come to affect each other:
Part of it grew out of the IDII Applied Dream workshop you came to crit early this year.