Posts Tagged ‘Data Portability’

Google Wave and Microblogging

Friday, June 12th, 2009

wavetwitterWhen Google announced Wave, my impression was that it was a glorified messaging protocol. Based on their preview videos, it appeared that Wave would allow you to hook into various services, such as YouTube and Flickr, pulling in content to share in a conversation. The live updating and thread branching features looked interesting, but I left without being firmly impressed. (more…)


Thursday, May 1st, 2008

I’m a big fan of OpenID, and Data Portability in general. I like being able to use my LiveJournal account to post on other sites. It’s convenient.

I’d like to be able to use my personal home page to control my online identity, though. Thankfully, someone has figured it out. Sam Ruby has posted a tutorial here: OpenID for non-SuperUsers. Unfortunately, my code-fu is weak.

Does anyone know how to properly set up a domain to act as an OpenID? If so, would you be willing to help me set my home page up so I can control mine?