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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, […]
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Making video pages for the W3C AC meeting

Most of the preparation for the May meeting of W3C’s Advisory Committee was already done when it became clear that travel was not going to be possible, due to COVID-19. It had to be a ‘virtual’ meeting. But because you cannot ask people to be in a video conference eight hours a day, the usual […]
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Virtual Advisory Committee Meeting and May 2020 W3C Strategic Highlights

W3C held its annual Members meeting in May 2020. For the first time in the 25 years of our organization, it was fully virtual. And the feedback was uniformly positive. That meeting consisted of reading material and pre-recorded presentations shared in advance. The videos of 19 presentations, totaling 4 hours, were available via a viewer […]
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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 […]
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Diversity at W3C: 2019 update; launch of TPAC Diversity Fund

There is increasing awareness of the need for greater diversity in the tech field. We would like W3C to be a model of supporting diversity. W3C stakeholders have established a TPAC Diversity Fund. As an international organization, we see the immense value we gain from having greater diversity and expertise from across multiple countries and […]
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Australians! Who are you, and who has the right to know?

This may be biggest question yet facing our wealthy, Western democracies in their passionate embrace of digital services, digital consumerism and digital personas.  To quote from the Australian Consumer Policy Research Centre (CPRC), “87% of Australians were active internet users in 2017, more than 17 million use social networking sites, and 84% are buying products […]
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Chinese Web Interest Group Meets in Hangzhou

The Chinese Web Interest Group gathered in Hangzhou, Zhejiang for its first face to face meeting in 17 November 2018. Our main goal for the meeting was to announce the group and discuss new web standards, ideas, and unique requirements in China. During the meeting, participants reviewed topics such as WebXR, WebGPU, WebML, WebAssembly, WebRTC, […]
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Looking back at TPAC 2018; public release of W3C Strategic Highlights

TPAC 2018, held 22–26 October in Lyon, France, was our combined Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week and brought together W3C technical groups (including a selection of the W3C Community Groups), the W3C Advisory Board, the W3C TAG and the W3C Advisory Committee for an exciting week of coordinated work and invaluable face to face […]
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