It sounds like Mashup Camp was a hive of very productive activity. Kevin Lawver gave a presentation on portable social networks but instead of just talking about it, he wrote some Ruby code. Kevin is using OpenID for log in, followed by hCard parsing and XFN spidering (see also: Gavin Bell’s work). Superb stuff!

Meanwhile, Plaxo is now supporting OpenID and microformats thanks to the efforts of Kaliya and Chris.

And just in case you think that this is still a niche geek thing, here are the job details for Program Manager of Internet Explorer over at Microsoft:

Does the idea of redefining the role of the Internet browser appeal to you? Do the terms HTTP, RSS, Microformats, and OpenID, excite you? If so, then this just might be the opportunity for you.

Have you published a response to this? :

Previously on this day

14 years ago I wrote May the Task Force be with you

It is with great pleasure that I direct your attention to the latest press release from the Web Standards Project:

16 years ago I wrote T68i Bluetooth GPRS Bluetooth connection with OS X on Orange

Please excuse the unwieldy title for this entry but I want to make sure that Google can point other souls in the direction of the helpful advice I am about to dispense.

17 years ago I wrote Ellen Feiss

"One more thing", said Steve Jobs as he wound down his keynote speech at the Mac Expo in New York. "Apple are pleased to announce the start of their new online service called ‘Am I Stoned Or Not?’".