[IxDA Discuss] The Third Place: We're designing it now. << some thoughts
abloodworth at berkeley.edu
Tue Oct 9 00:16:39 UTC 2007
I just saw a Masters Project presentation on a system that did some
of this at UC Berkeley's i-School in May: http://
They used OpenID to manage single sign on.
On Sep 24, 2007, at 7:57 AM, Daphne Ogle wrote:
> Interesting discussion on the Interaction Design Association list
> about the idea of a shared identity across the communities we are
> involved in.
> I think this is a very interesting idea for Fluid and our
> communities as many of our users need to keep track of their
> various institutional identities in their LMS, CLE, Portals, SIS,
> etc. Identity management component anyone? I could see user's
> managing their institutional identity independent of our systems
> and the systems then utilize what is relevant in their context.
> P.S. You can check out the full discussion at ixda.org.
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: "Jenifer Tidwell" <jenifer.tidwell at gmail.com>
>> Date: September 23, 2007 4:20:23 PM EDT (CA)
>> To: "W Evans" <wkevans4 at gmail.com>
>> Cc: discuss at ixda.org
>> Subject: Re: [IxDA Discuss] The Third Place: We're designing it
>> now. << some thoughts
>> Will's essay made me wonder something. Does any software exist to
>> help me
>> manage the identities I present at various online sites?
>> As he points out, online identities tend to be fragmented. My social
>> circles rarely interact, especially the online ones, and I present
>> faces to each (not necessarily on purpose, but as a side effect of
>> communities' purposes and social norms). I find it hard to keep
>> track of
>> all of them.
>> On the most simple level, for instance, I might want a way to
>> update my
>> avatar on most of the communities I frequent. (Even simpler, I don't
>> remember what my username is on some of them anymore! I want
>> something to
>> keep track of that.) Another thing I might want to do is see a
>> summary of
>> where I've been active and where I haven't. Or keep track of
>> friends lists
>> in various places.
>> - Jenifer
>> Jenifer Tidwell
>> jenifer.tidwell at gmail.com
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> Daphne Ogle
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> University of California, Berkeley
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