OpenID - properly distributed identity system. I'm going to make the new identity/single sign on server I'm making support this in the next few days. (It's going to be a replacement for http://auth.perl.org/).
Microsoft and Sun are working together on identity (think passport and liberty alliance). Tim Bray has some links.
Oh, and Walmart are shutting down their DVD rental service and handing over the customers to Netflix. Darn; we'll get Wal-mart ads on the netflix site now? :-(
My sister-in-law is having a baby today (like Right Now), so I'm logging off ...