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W3C Web of Things meetings in Beijing, July 2016

The W3C Web of Things Interest Group met 11-14 July 2016 in Beijing, China, hosted by the China Electronics Technology Group  Corporation (CETC), the W3C/Beihang Host and the China IoT Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance (CIoTA). The event was co-located with the CIoTA’s 2016 International Open IoT Technology and Standard Summit. The first two days […]
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Exploring Web platform cross-dependencies

Most of the JavaScript APIs exposed on the Web platform (both in W3C and elsewhere) rely on a formalization language called WebIDL (Web Interface Definition Language). It provides a simple syntax to express common idioms needed when defining JavaScript APIs, and encompasses many of the specific behaviors required, expected or inherited from the 20 years […]
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Celebrating 20th birthday in Japan – ASIA strong in Web standards –

W3C20 ASIA is the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the first W3C Asian host at Keio University in Japan in September 1996. The celebration consisted of three parts: a technical seminar, keynotes and the reception. The celebration gathered evangelists, specialists and experts to talk about various areas and use cases and topics, including future […]
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W3C holds events and creates opportunities at TPAC 2016, Lisbon in September

W3C is creating numerous opportunities and events this year during the TPAC 2016 week in Lisbon, Portugal, 19-23 September 2016: Monday Developer Meetup (Web Payment demo, a11y, Webauthn, Flexbox, IndieWeb, etc.) Tuesday breakfast with CEO Jeff Jaffe for W3C group Chairs Technical Plenary Day breakout sessions (Read and submit breakout topics in wiki) Publishing Community […]
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Perspectives on security research, consensus and W3C Process

Linux Weekly News published a recent story called “Encrypted Media Extensions and exit conditions”, Cory Doctorow followed by publishing “W3C DRM working group chairman vetoes work on protecting security researchers and competition”. While the former is a more accurate account of the status, we feel obligated to offer corrections and clarifications to the latter, and […]
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Exciting Opportunity at TPAC 2016

The time since the last TPAC meeting has flown by and we’re in the process of putting the finishing touches on TPAC 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal.   During the meeting in Sapporo we ran an experimental Demo Area.  While that was very successful we decided to expand on that idea and have an Exhibition Area in […]
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Invitation to upcoming GIPO sessions at EuroDIG

I participate in GIPO (Global Internet Policy Observatory), to help frame the dialog on Internet Governance, and in the context of the upcoming European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) taking place in Brussels on 9-10 June 2016, a number of sessions will be devoted to GIPO with experts and interested stakeholders. I’ll be there! You may […]
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