BlogTalk 2010, the 7th International Conference on Social Software, was held from 26 to 27 August 2010 at NUI Galway, Ireland. 2010.blogtalk.net
This talk discusses WebID, a secure identity system based on FOAF and SSL, and how it can be used to create distributed social networks from blogs.
Henry Story is a Semantic Web evangelist with Sun Microsystems, where he works on WebID (FOAF+SSL) and has contributed to the Atom Syntax and Protocol specifications. Previously, he developed and named the famous Babelfish machine translation service at AltaVista.