All posts by Daniel Davis

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 […]

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) — […]

Creating the future of Web and TV

The future of TV’s so bright, we gotta wear shades. Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend CES in Las Vegas and spent a lot of time being wowed by innovations in TV-related areas. There was the obvious headline-grabbing tech such as curved screens (the jury’s still out, it seems) and gorgeous OLED, […]