If you are interested in knowing what is happening at the bleeding edge in the identity space, Verifiable Credentials powered by Decentralized Identities (DID from here on) is what you need to keep an eye on.
Note: I have seen people use the terms Verifiable Credentials and DID interchangeably but…
There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.
— Phil Karlton
This post has something to do with the latter, namely, naming things.
I managed to read 6 great books during this pandemic and would highly recommend all of them. An ultra-brief summary below.
1. ‘Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World — and Why Things Are Better Than You Think’ by Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Hans Rosling, and Ola Rosling
adjective UK /ɪnˈsɪd.i.əs/ US /ɪnˈsɪd.i.əs/
(of something unpleasant or dangerous) gradually and secretly causing harm
There are trillions of books on dealing with emotional pain, endless stories of great men and women facing rejection in life and then rising from the ashes to zeniths in their areas…