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An invitation to the free-software community for real dialog

This is an open invitation to all people in the free-software community for genuine person-to-person dialog with people in the W3C staff about DRM on the Web (and any other topics of importance to the Web we all have an interest in discussing). We have a People of the W3C page that lists the names […]
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Summaries of TPAC2015 Breakout Sessions

During TPAC (“Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee”) every year, W3C hosts a Technical Plenary with panels and presentations that brings participants together. For a few years now, we’ve organized most of the plenary as “camp-style” Breakout Sessions and all the participants are invited to propose Breakout Sessions. The meeting attendees build the Breakout Sessions Grid […]
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Job: China Business Development Lead & Marketing Coordinator

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is looking for a new, full-time staff member to be located at Beihang University in Beijing, where W3C has its China Host, to fill two roles: China Business Development Lead (CBDL) (60%) and a W3C Marketing Coordinator (40%). Responsibilities: In the role of China Business Development Lead (60%) the […]
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Geek Week at W3C

A little-known fact about W3C is that once a year there is Geek Week — a time for staff, technical or not, to spend a few days on a project of their choosing, either individually or with others. Some use this time for self-development, such as a reading week. Some use it for creating or […]
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TPAC 2016 dates and location announced

We have announced today that the 2016 W3C Technical Plenary (TPAC) will be held on 19-23 September 2016 at the Congress Center of Lisbon, in Portugal. Please, save the date! W3C hosts this yearly five-day event to allow Working Groups (WG) and Interest Groups (IG) to hold their face to face meetings in one place […]
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Job: Web Standards Technology Expert

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is looking for a new, full-time staff member to be located at Beihang University in Beijing, where W3C currently has its China Host, to assist, as team contact, W3C Working Groups developing technical specifications in the fields of Ubiquitous Web or Technology and Society. This is an opportunity for […]
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This week: W3C TAG on Securing the Web, Web Of Things Interest Group, YouTube defaults to HTML5 video, etc.

This is the 23-30 January 2015 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media — a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. […]
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This week: W3C TAG election, HTML5 Japanese CG, W3C in figures (2014), etc.

This is the 9-16 January 2015 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. W3C […]
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2014 in figures

Text only version Notes & assumptions Average orbital height of the International Space Station is estimated at 415 km (258 miles). The world’s largest hypostyle hall is the temple of Amon-Re at Karnak, in Egypt. Sumo wrestler weight is 149 kg (328 lb), calculated as the average of the current three yokozuna (grand champions) — […]
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