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The annoyances of trademark law

by Christian Scholz on April 30, 2008

I covered the problems Linden Lab is creating by enforcing a more strict Trademark Policy earlier but the topic strikes back from another area: Last week the new DataPortability Project Logo was revealed after Redhat sent a Cease&Desist to the (…)

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Kelly Services providing Virtual Staff for businesses.

by Christian Scholz on April 27, 2008

Today the vBusiness Expo in Second Life ended. Although I unfortunately had to miss most of it the events I attended was great. Good speakers. Good topics and great people in general. So kudos to Clever Zebra for making this (…)

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Google supports OAuth for Google Contacts API

by Christian Scholz on April 25, 2008

One step in the right direction is done by Google now by supporting OAuth as an alternative to their proprietary Google AuthSub for the Google Contacts API. According to this post on the OAuth mailing list the plan is to (…)

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Go, SteamPunk, go!

by Christian Scholz on April 25, 2008

It’s incredible to see things you usually only know from Second Life in Real Life :-) Have a look at the other photos at the Ebay Auction! via IM from Goldie Katsu. Technorati Tags: secondlife, lindenlab, steampunk

CG Linden’s office hours

by Christian Scholz on April 25, 2008

Today I was attending CG Linden’s office hours within Second Life where he was mostly talking about software deployment, infrastructure and related topics. It was a quite interesting discussion in which I again learned a bit more. So here is (…)

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Second Life und Data Portability auf dem Social Web Breakfast in Köln

by Christian Scholz on April 25, 2008

Next tuesday I will be giving a little talk about what DataPortability means today and in the future. Today the problems of having control over your data and being able to port them from A to B are already widely (…)

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The DataPortability Project: Six Months Strong

by Christian Scholz on April 23, 2008

The DataPortability Project is 6 months old now and going strong. Here are the key announcements for today (also note the new logo): DataPortability.org clearly established 2008 as the year of “Data Portability” Stoking interest in open standards across the (…)

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Linden Lab bekommt einen neuen CEO: Mark Kingdon

by Christian Scholz on April 23, 2008

Linden Lab announced their new CEO Mark Kingdon, after Philip Rosedale decided to step down. Read the press release here. Philip Rosedale hat ja schon vor einiger Zeit angekündigt, als CEO zurückzutreten. Der Hauptgrund war wohl der, dass nun für (…)

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Announcing pydataportability 0.1 (technical)

by Christian Scholz on April 21, 2008

The last few days I have been working on creating the basic parts of a DataPortability library for Python. My goal is to create a library which supports the standards we propose in the DataPortability Project to help leveraging Python (…)

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Meine Präsentation vom Webmontag Bonn über DataPortability

by Christian Scholz on April 19, 2008

2 weeks ago I gave a presentation at the Web Monday in Bonn about the DataPortability Project. The video is online now and can be seen below. It is in german but if you want to check out the english (…)

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