VRM and Personal Cloud Webinar Recording Posted

  • October 2013
  • Posted By Dan Blum
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Doc Searls, Drummond Reed and myself presented the webinar “How Will Respect Network Make VRM Work” on October 10. The recording is now available here for the very low price of one name and email address registration. If you didn’t see the Webinar, or you’d like to see it again, I’d highly encourage checking out --> More »

A Video Interview by John Light of P2PConnectsUs

  • August 2013
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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At the end of the last Internet Identity Workshop in early May, John Light of P2PConnectsUs ask me to do a video interview to answer questions about Respect Network—what it was; who was participating; how personal clouds will change conventional approaches to personal data; how the business, legal, and technology layers interact; how this will help enable VRM (Vendor --> More »

Contracts and Accountability

  • August 2013
  • Posted By Andy Dale
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One of the core concepts at the heart of XDI and Personal Clouds is the “link contract”, but what is a link contract and why should we care? Link contracts make what is being shared and the conditions and limits on that sharing explicit in the data exchange protocol. For example a link contract may --> More »

Internet of Things, Meet the Internet of People

  • May 2013
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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This weekend TechCrunch carried a nice overview of the Internet of Things (IoT) written by Matt Turck, managing director of FirstMark Capital. It include a map FirstMark created of the increasingly crowded space, including platforms, horizontal apps, and veritical apps. 

The Customer as God: Doc Searls in the Wall Street Journal

  • July 2012
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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21 July 2012 — Today the Wall Street Journal Weekend Review featured a front page article by Doc Searls, author of The Intention Economy and one of the Respect Network architects. Called The Customer as a God, the article is a compelling argument for customer empowerment, the tenant at the heart of the Respect Network. To quote from the article:
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