Vittorio Bertocci

Scatter thoughts

January, 2008

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    On ProofTokens

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    Let's take a break from the visionary stuff (but I'll get back on that, especially now that Jon chimed in ) and get some good old WS-* action. One of the things I didn't cover in the WS-Trust video (I know, it doesn't work right now. I notified the channel9...
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    Understanding Windows CardSpace on the front page of Channel9

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    [ edit: apologies if this shows in your aggregator twice. I am testing the AmazonConnect feed ] Last week Caleb and I have been surprised in my office by Charles "Carlo" Torre and his camera. The result is an impromptu interview about CardSpace , which...
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    ...and the physical copies are here

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    Hurrah :) Caleb and I just went to pick up the big authors package, containing (among other interesting things) our first copies of the book. Below you can see a snapshot (thank you James !) of Caleb and I (let's see if you can tell who is who ;-)...
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    CardSpace and Financial Services: HaWaNeDo with Figlo!

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    Few months ago I made a little tour of Europe , and (among various places I visited) I went to spent some quality time in Amsterdam. Here I had the pleasure of spending some time with Albert van den Broek , CGO of Figlo : Albert is an excellent host,...
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    CardSpace on IlSole24Ore

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    [synopsis for the English readers: a financial newspaper in Italy published an article about CardSpace ; I make some considerations about it] Cari lettori italiani, e' parecchio che non scrivo un post nella lingua natia... come e' parecchio che non...
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    On the idea of Portable STS (P-STS)

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    Already Sunday evening. It was a weird weekend, partially spent under the influx of powerful pain killers (dentist played alpinist with my jawbone: and no, do not expect any aesthetical improvements). That's probably the reason for which I recalled this...
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    Published

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    I know, with all this new distribution channels, new media, CTPs, rough cuts & similar the moment of publishing something blurred, hence lost a bit of its ceremonial aspect; and yet, it's a very important event for a book ... also because it is the...
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    The video "WS-Trust - Under the hood" is back online

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    It turns out that the channel9 video on ws-trust was down for (quite?) some time. I am pretty surprised by the number of people that is still checking out that clip! Now it works again, provided that you view it by clicking the download button (which...
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    Modeling Reality (II)

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    Ah, the beauty of models. A good model can capture the essence of a system, a phenomenon, anything: it allows you to easily manipulate things, make predictions, transport the knowledge you already have of a domain to a new one. It's just great, and as...
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    Waiting for a physical copy...

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    ...here there's the best approximation I found (short of a printout, of course, but that would be cheating:-) ). My wife just got a Sony ebook reader ; once we discovered it reads SD cards, we wanted to test it with a prerelease PDF of the book . Looks...
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    I smuggled a neologism... or did I?

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    Back in October 2005, few weeks after I moved to the US, I wrote a blog post in which I introduced the idea of a collective name for the federated resources accessible to a company. One of the names I proposed was federnet . At the time I made a quick...
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    Rising

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    Very impressive! I am sure that this great ranking is also thanks to the readers of this blog... so THANKS :-) Amazon stats are very volatile (I'll make a more detailed post about it), but it's still great. I think this is the best rank we got since publication...
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