Weaving Identity into the Browser

(via Dion Almaer and ReadWriteWeb) Mozilla Labs posted a screencast yesterday of a new feature as part of the Weave project, which enables OpenID at the browser level, which will have potentially significant impact on adoption and use of portable identity technology. Weave is a Mozilla Labs project, started back in December of 2007, which […]

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Skyfire Beta

I’ve been playing around for a while with a beta version of Skyfire on my Samsung Blackjack. Skyfire’s a new gecko-based browser for Windows Mobile and Symbian phones, and if you’ve got a Windows Mobile based phone, you’ll want to request access to the beta ASAP (the beta program requires a US phone number, unfortunately). […]

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David Cancel’s Web Beacon Finder

(Via David’s blog) David Cancel’s written a Greasemonkey script which alerts you to the various web beacons / tracking bugs used on the websites you visit. David’s updated the script recently, including the following changes: Favicons are now stored locally to increase performance. Updated definition for Lookery Updated definition for Google Analytics Added definition for […]

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Is that a weave, or your natural hair?

Mozilla just (on 12/23, while I was off celebrating Lille julaften) launched another project on Mozilla Labs. This one’s called Weave, and it represents Mozilla’s entry into the data portability discussion. (I’m sure they meant weave as in the “weaving the web” reference – but I can’t but help think about hair weaves, and the […]

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Use your Long Tail Facebook Apps

Thanks to Dion Almaer using more than six apps on facebook is again possible. Well, possible is an overstatement – but I tended to forget the ones which fell below the virtual fold imposed by Facebook showing only six by default. Dion’s aptly named Greasemonkey script to expand Facebook left bar effectively clicks the “more” […]

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