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W3C Launches the Web Machine Learning Working Group

This post is co-authored by Anssi Kostiainen (Working Group Chair), Ningxin Hu and Chai Chaoweeraprasit (Web Neural Network API Editors), and Ping Yu (TensorFlow.js Core team). Machine Learning (ML) is a branch of Artificial Intelligence. A subfield of ML called Deep Learning with its various neural network architectures enables new compelling user experiences for web […]
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The 1st CJK Meeting on MiniApps

The W3C MiniApps Working Group and Community Group held the first CJK (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) online meeting dedicated to the future of standardization efforts on MiniApps in April 2021. The main goal of the meeting was to gather the global community together, especially the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean participants to know the MiniApp ecosystem in each area, […]
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W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Virtual Presence Workshop, October 2020

This past week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was held. Workshops are held for many years twice a year by now and help bring people together. This time it was a virtual presence event for a second time. The main topic for the workshop was practical use of specifications. We discussed in-depth scenarios […]
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W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Virtual Presence Workshop, March 2020

{Michele Mancioppi is missing on the screenshot) This past week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was held as a virtual presence event. As the Trace Context specification is already finalized, the hot topic of this workshop was the Correlation Context specification. We also started the next update of the Trace Context specification and […]
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‘CSS X’

CSS development started some 25 years ago. Originally the goal was to provide some good but simple typography for a single column of text with the occasional image. But the technology proved popular, and flexible enough that the scope could be made much wider. And since then the work of adding new capabilities hasn’t stopped. […]
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Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) Version 2 Published Today

Today the W3C Dataset Exchange Working Group (DXWG) published version 2 of the Data Catalog (DCAT) vocabulary as a W3C “Recommendation”.  DCAT gives people and machines a specific and domain-independent approach to create catalogs that express the core elements of a dataset description in a standardized way that is suitable for publication on the Web, […]
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W3C Trace Context specification enters proposed recommendation status and what it means

The W3C Distributed Tracing working group has moved the Trace Context specification to the next maturity level. The specification is already being adopted and implemented by many platforms and SDKs. This article describes the Trace Context specification and how it improves troubleshooting and monitoring of modern distributed apps. W3C Trace Context specification defines the format […]
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W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Workshop in Seattle, November 2019

This week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was hosted in Seattle – the famous cloud city. We discussed the current status of Trace Context specification and future improvements. The main focus was made on passing identifiers via response headers, correlation context and advancing trace context into other protocols. We had great attendance – […]
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