Monthly Archives: March 2013

Soverign by design

Over at moxytongue.com, Devon writes: I am challenged by questions concerning the structure of #VRM tools that are built for “Me” in a personal data context, versus the structure of #VRM tools that are built for “Us” in a market … Continue reading

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Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self?

Meanwhile, in a parallel universe, Margaret writes: Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self #edcmooc. I think the question is not whether the digital self is the same as the … Continue reading

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Imp no wimp

Hours after posting on-boarding for real people I ran across the Electric Imp web site.  I hate the architecture, love almost everything else about it, especially the on-boarding.  Take a look: (Note that the Electric Imp isn’t the thing you see … Continue reading

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IoT Device on-boarding for real people

Did your grandmother walk 5 miles to school?  Uphill?  Both ways? Each generation has their hardship stories.  I remember telling my kids “When I was your age, I had to walk all the way across the living room to change … Continue reading

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Futurist’s Groundhog Day

It’s deja vu all over again One aspect of intentcasting that fascinates me is how recursive it is.  VRM is the manifestation of a desire for intentcasting in an environment which lacks a framework for intentcasting.  It needs to bootstrap … Continue reading

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No, Mr. President. What *You* Need to Know About the Energy Security Trust

Among this evening’s emails was an infographic from the White House explaining the new Energy Security Trust and asking readers to share the link.  OK Mr. President, I’ll share your infographic but with the comment that the plan as outlined … Continue reading

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Heckling the doctor

Everyone knows (or should know) not to heckle the comedian.  He’s been doing this forever and he knows how to deal with you.  What is less obvious is it’s more about experience than the particular profession involved.  I discovered this … Continue reading

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