The Secret of Successful Telemarketing

Take a lesson from Game Stop. Their automated system called me today and left a voice mail. It got my attention right off the bat with, “Attention Halo fans!” Every other automated telemarketing pitch I’ve ever received on my cell phone was immediately deleted or promptly hung up on. But here was one that knew…

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Casa dé Hambone makes an apperance on HanselMinutes

In this week’s edition of HanselMinutes on identity, Scott Hanselman and Carl Franklin chat about information cards and Windows CardSpace. Scott gives me mention for the work I did to enable information cards and Windows CardSpace on www.casadehambone.com. There’s some great content about how information cards can (and I believe will) change the way we manage…

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Early SVN patch of DasBlog 1.9.6264 with information card support available

Rather than wait for perfection, I’m making available an SVN patch of my work-to-date for information card support in DasBlog 1.9.6264. You can get it here from the Casa dé Hambone Download Center. Due to the dependence in my current build on Microsoft.IdentityModel.TokenProcessor, you will require .NET Framework 3.0 and Visual Studio 2005 with the Visual…

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Information card sign in without validation

I’m testing out a slightly modified information card login process on Casa dé Hambone. Previously, I validated your email address in your self-issued card. An email was sent to your email address asking you to click a link to activate your account. Currently, I’ll take whatever claims you provide in your self-issued card and sign…

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