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Digital Identity

How Sixty Million Refugees Can Prove Who They Are

Apolitical | Posted 11.24.2016 | Home

Edge himself is profoundly committed to the project. PTB ventures, a company he cofounded with David Fields, has invested in GovCoin, a blockchain app that the UK government is trialling for welfare claimants.

What We Should Know About "Screen-time"

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Devishobha Ramanan

"Just five more minutes, please!" How many times have we all heard that one! 'Screen time' that largely meant television and a few early video game...

Will Pokémon GO Expedite Solutions for Digital Identity?

Nadya Khoja | Posted 08.12.2016 | Home
Nadya Khoja

But at the same time you can create a dummy Google account linked to your main account only to play for Pokémon GO which solves some of the privacy concerns. So is there legitimacy to the concern to your digital identity?

The Next Step In Gender Equality

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 01.25.2016 | Home

Giving people digital identities, including access to mobile banking, is key to promoting worldwide equality, according to MasterCard executive Ann Ca...

My Twitter Impostor Got More Followers Than The Real Me

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

JoBeth McDaniel was up for a "fairly large media job" when she noticed something alarming. When potential employers searched for her online, they foun...

Bitcoin, Identity, and Decentralized Auctions

Yevgeniy Vahlis | Posted 07.28.2014 | Home
Yevgeniy Vahlis

It's an exciting time for people working on products and services that bring years of research to consumers. I am looking forward to seeing the evolution of digital identity in the near future, and how technologies, such as Bitcoin, will influence its development.

The Cost of Identity in the Personal Data Economy

John C. Havens | Posted 11.24.2013 | Home
John C. Havens

We need to recognize that the current "sharing" economy of Internet commerce is rapidly eroding our ability to portray our character, value, and lives within a context where we have sovereignty over how we're broadcast to the world.

Why Shed Your Maiden Name in the Digital Age?

Simone Collins | Posted 10.20.2013 | Home
Simone Collins

Sociological arguments aside, is it still a realistic expectation for a professionally-inclined woman to change her name when she gets married?

A New Creative Industry: Your Digital Identity as a Star

David Nordfors | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home
David Nordfors

As kids we all liked when story characters jumped out of the books and started moving around in the world of real people. Here is how it can be done.

Sleep, Friends, Work -- All Victims of Data Overload

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Steve Rosenbaum

It seems people have reached their capacity to manage data, impacting family, friends, productivity, and even sleep. Algorithmic solutions will in fact expand the problem, creating more undifferentiated data.