Societies work well when we have both federated and portable data systems. Not one or the other, but both. It is two sides of the same coin.
From the Blog on Identity
Most days I feel like an imposter. When I am unhealthy I respond by retreating into shame. When healthy, I respond with convening.
The holiday season is often a time of celebration and sadness – the two being true together. Who do I want to be in the next year, month?
The thing about rules is they are meant to be boundaries and the minimum. Remembering we can be creative within is critical for change.
Yes/No can help us with inclusion, exclusion and duplication without actually sharing the information. We do this already and we can improve.
Our contact details are shared without our knowledge by organisations and companies often with profit (for them) intention. Perhaps we should ask first?
When we centralise information for deduplication we run into challenges. First, what do we centralise. Second, who ‘governs’ that which is centralised.
When we decentralise we can’t ‘prove’ uniqueness across a population group. There appears to need a some sort of centralisation ability for this.
Is the natural destination of using biometrics that we no longer use people’s names? Perhaps we need to consider what it means to be seen, to be human.