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Towards a coin for the Read Write Web

I’ve been working on an electronic cash system that’s oriented to the read write web The spec is available at: http://webcredits.org/ The main properties: Using web standards to read to get balances Creating and sending coins via the HTTP protocol … Continue reading

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The Five Stars of Web Identity

Inspired by http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html http://lab.linkeddata.deri.ie/2010/lod-badges/ http://www.identityblog.com/wp-content/images/2009/06/7_Laws_of_Identity.jpg http://5stardata.info/ I present the 5 stars of web identity: 1 Star — On the Web =================== It’s easy for us today, to think that everyone, is on the Web.  But the fact remains that in … Continue reading

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Introducing Web Credits

Web Credits is a system for creating distributed IOUs at web scale. Rather than creating something new, it leverages existing technologies: Linked Data JSON-LD The aim is to keep the spec under 2 pages to engender a wide uptake and … Continue reading

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Installed F2F Plugin

Installed the F2F Plugin

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Blog Upgraded

Upgraded to WP 2.9 and also OpenID plugin. Now all we need is foaf+ssl!

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Solution to the Halting Problem

The following is a solution to the halting problem, which asks the question: given a description of a program, decide whether the program finishes running or will run forever. This problem is generally believed to be insoluble, however I believe … Continue reading

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Architecture of Web 3.0

A great diagram that explains the fundamentals of Web 3.0.

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Enabling a Public Apache Server to Read a Client Certificate

The following is a recipe to configure an Apache Web Server to accept and read a self-signed SSL client certificates. This is one of the steps to implement the FOAF + SSL protocol as outlined by Henry Story. 1. Starting … Continue reading

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25 November

On this day in history I started a blog, JFK was buried and, “Do they know it’s Chirstmas” was recorded. One said to “Feed the world”, the other “Together let us expore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage … Continue reading

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