OAuth 2.0: the protocol at the center of the universe

I am writing this article on the iPad Mini using the Editorial app. This app is connected to my Dropbox account and automatically synchronizes my work. When I come home I can continue editing on my computer where this file will be waiting for me in my Dropbox folder. When I take and share photos … Continue reading OAuth 2.0: the protocol at the center of the universe

Banking Technology is in Dire Need of Standartization and Openness

A few weeks ago Investors Bank in New Jersey overhauled their systems. As a result Mint became incompatible with Investors and Investors customers could no longer view their account in Mint. There is anecdotal evidence1 that Mint uses the Yodlee platform2 for the integration. As it turns out, there is no standard mechanism by which external … Continue reading Banking Technology is in Dire Need of Standartization and Openness