Blaine outlines the vision for Webfinger.
Allow your Twitter location to be automatically updated from FireEagle. The process of connecting you, FireEagle, and Twitter is beautiful: 1 x OpenID + 2 x OAuth.
A thoughtful post from Ben on how the flow of OAuth, OpenID and Facebook Connect can be improved.
Chris has written an in-depth critique of the state of OpenID, focusing strongly on usability.
A great explanation of how open technologies like microformats and OpenID enable greater discovery of data.
A good overview of the OpenID panel at OSCON: "Is OpenID a panacea, a placebo, or something in between? Opposing viewpoints took turns on center stage Wednesday afternoon at OSCON 2008. The session entitled "A Critical View of OpenID" started off â€¦
Every Google account can now be an OpenID login thanks to this app built with the Google App Engine.
A great narrative by Peter Nixey detailing the ups and downs of launching a web app (Clickpass in this case).
A nice summary of the technologies presented at my SXSW panel.
Looks like Flickr has some interesting plans around OpenID. Our reporter Simon Willison is on the scene.
Chris says that URLs are people too: "You’ve got my URL, now, tell me, what else do you really need?"
Brian's article on portable social networks is a clear and concise introduction to the subject with explanations of the technologies involved.
A new site to track the building blocks of portable social networks: OpenID, OAuth, hCard, XFN and more.
Six Apart are getting ready to make portable social networks a reality. Watch this space for code.
Another take on social network portability.
If you missed it at XTech in Paris, here's a chance to see Gavin Bell's excellent musings on identity and consolidation from a talk he gave at Google.
From the people who brought you Ficlets comes a nice app for creating personal timelines. Microformats and OpenID support included.
Kevin Lawver has implemented portable social networks by mashing up OpenID and microformats in Rails. Read the presentation and download the code.
Pausing for breath is for pussies. Simon's slides illustrate how to pack everything including the OpenID kitchen sink into 45 minutes.