Silicon Florist’s links arrangement for July 11

TechCrunch: AOL Implements Vidoop’s OpenID-Based Authentication

Calley Nye writes “Vidoop, a startup that replaces usernames and passwords with image grids, partnered with AOL to provide its OpenID users with an extra layer of security. This delivers Vidoop a potential user base of about 100 million users.”

TannerVision: the Failwhale

Via TannerVision “Remember the Rohrshach tests, where a psychiatrist shows a patient an inkblot and asks them to say the first thing that comes to their mind? I think the Failwhale could be like that. Let’s try it. Look at the picture below and make a note of your initial reaction. Then scroll to the bottom and I’ll analyze your reaction to diagnose you.”

Django Code Sprint toward RC1

From the Django site “We’ll be holding a Django development sprint at Vidoop in Portland, Oregon on August 22, 2008 from 9am to 6pm. This sprint will be focused on cleaning up rc1 and getting either an rc2 out or a 1.0 final. More details will be posted here and announced on django-dev as we get closer to the time of the sprint.”