Category Archives: Corporate

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The World Wide Web Consortium at 27: a guiding star for the future of the web

Twenty-seven years ago, on 1 October 1994, Tim Berners-Lee launched the World Wide Web Consortium as the next step in the evolution and support of the Web. Quoting from the proposal: “The web allows human communication and cooperation by sharing knowledge, and opens this to ordinary people who need no technical skill. […] At the […]

Diversity and Inclusion at W3C: Inclusion Fund and Fellowships for TPAC 2021

60% of the world is online and we want and need to reflect the diversity of the whole world as more people continue to access, use and create the web. We believe that more diversity means better representation, which leads to better and more inclusive design. Indeed, more background, more use cases, more edge cases, […]

Loving and Leaving W3C

I love my work at W3C. Being part of the team striving to lead the Web to its full potential and to make it more accessible to millions of people with disabilities around the world is my passion. This August will mark my 18-year anniversary working for this unique organization, of which I cherish every […]

W3C launches the MiniApps Working Group to ensure MiniApps cohesiveness with Web architecture

This post is co-authored by Yongqing Dong, Anqi Li, Tengyuan Zhang, Yongjing Zhang and Dan Zhou. Traditional HTML5 applications are easy to develop, but the performance and user experience are not perfect, so there have been many attempts to develop applications having user experiences similar to native applications using Web technologies, including Cordova, Electron, NativeScript, […]

W3C in 2020

  The Web Consortium is grateful to the W3C community, especially this year which has been so difficult for so many. Our community has remained an inspiration and light, and has accomplished so much. We are immensely proud of all the work the W3C community has done this year. In-depth accounts of the work of […]

Looking back at TPAC 2020; public release of W3C Strategic Highlights

TPAC 2020, our 20th Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings just concluded. The W3C Community convened remotely for our annual all-groups meetings which were online and virtual. The event spanned most of October and focussed on collaborative meetings to create momentum and collective brainstorming, and brought together W3C technical groups, the W3C Advisory Board, TAG, […]