Mirror Lake - 2022

Identity in the modern web - Monday Links - 2022-07-04

Identity and interoperability are the two ideas that are most interesting to me in the modern web, especially one where blockchains exist. Let’s just get to the links for this week. Reads Toys, Secrets, and Cycles: Lessons from the 2000s: Chris Dixon on building through downturns. FIDO Alliance UX Guidelines: The FIDO Alliance released UX guidelines for authenticator apps and for sites relying on security keys. “So here are they are, with Star Wars examples”: A very accessible distillation of writing concisely for busy people, written by someone who used to prepare the President’s Daily Brief....

July 4, 2022 · 1 min · Sujal Shah
Metacrafters logos on the screens at the New York Stock Exchange - 2022

NFT.NYC fun, post-Roe tech concerns, and more - Monday Links - 2022-06-27

A light list this week becuase of travel: quick hits on the Solana announcements this week at NFT.NYC (the chain we’re starting with at work), some data privacy reads, and then the usual assortment of randomness.

June 27, 2022 · 4 min · Sujal Shah
Screenshot of the Metacrafters site

What am I working on? - Monday Links - 2022-06-20

Today’s links lean into the work I’m doing in the day job, a startup focused on Web3 education.

June 20, 2022 · 4 min · Sujal Shah
Screenshot of Apple's Passkey page

Hey, look, I called it - Monday Links - 2022-06-13

Some follow up on last week’s password topic, other updates from WWDC, and some interesting movement from a smart home device manufacturer releasing firmware after public pressure.

June 13, 2022 · 3 min · Sujal Shah
closeup shot of a ledger nano X hardware wallet

Web3 wallets, FIDO U2F, and the death of passwords - Monday Links - 2022-06-06

Hardware tokens, recovery phrases, and a coming change in authentication - let’s talk about some of the good things coming out of the Web3 ecosystem.

June 6, 2022 · 3 min · Sujal Shah

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