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Since we're into puzzles today

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 by Dave Winer.

A picture named uma.gifMarc Canter and many other people think I'm full of it when I say the right number of identity systems for each user is 1. But I am right. And I know it. Permalink to this paragraph

It's a Zen puzzle, almost a riddle, one which a smart user like my pal Ponzi would never be confused by. You have to be a great geek tech genius like Marc to get it wrong. ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

Here's the puzzle. If all identity systems you use interoperate seamlessly, grasshopper, how many identity systems do you use? Permalink to this paragraph

Here's a hint. How many email systems do you use? RSS systems? Web systems? The correct answers are 1, 1, and 1. Permalink to this paragraph

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