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TPAC 2019 – a GREAT Week for the Global Web Community

W3C Members and Prospective Members address new features for the Web The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)  recently held our annual technical Members Meeting (TPAC) in Fukuoka, Japan.  Everyone I spoke to at the event seemed energized by all the conversations going on, the new work items being discussed and the amount of business networking […]

Looking back at TPAC 2019; public release of W3C Strategic Highlights

We held TPAC 2019 last week in Fukuoka, Japan. TPAC is our annual five-day event where W3C’s global community, working groups, community groups, the Advisory Board, and the Technical Architecture Group (TAG) coordinate the development of Web standards. Everyone meeting in one place once a year is invaluable as groups make tremendous progress and are […]

W3C Interview: Coil on Interledger Protocol and Web Monetization

In June I had the pleasure of speaking with Coil CEO Stefan Thomas about the Interledger Protocol (ILP), and Coil’s vision of using it to support “Web Monetization,” essentially bringing micropayments to the Web as an alternative to advertising and subscriptions. Ian Jacobs (W3C): Do you think of yourself as a “payments guy”? Stefan Thomas […]

W3C TPAC 2019 Platinum Sponsors announced

We are now two weeks away from TPAC 2019, the annual five-day event that allows over 500 people to coordinate the development of Web standards done in W3C’s working groups, community groups, the Advisory Board, and the Technical Architecture Group (TAG). Working Groups, Interest Groups and the W3C Advisory Committee will hold their face to […]

W3C Developer meetup in Fukuoka, 16 September

Taking advantage of the presence of world renowned experts in Fukuoka, Japan, W3C invites Japanese Web developers and designers to attend a  W3C developer meetup, on Monday 16 September (from 6:00pm to 8:30pm). This event is free of charge but registration is mandatory! (登録してください!). [Important: TPAC participants are invited to register to the devmeetup via […]

Updated CAPTCHA Note Published

Today the Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group, with the assistance of its Research Questions Task Force (RQTF), has published “Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA,” as a Working Group Note: https://www.w3.org/TR/turingtest/ First published in 2005, today’s 2.0 publication extensively updates the earlier version to bring our analysis and recommendations up to date with CAPTCHA practice today. CAPTCHA […]