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Building Blocks to Blockchains: a Report on the W3C Blockchains and the Web Workshop

In June, W3C hosted a workshop to determine whether there were any aspects of blockchains that intersected with Web technologies, and if there were any specific technologies that were mature enough to consider for incubation toward standardization. We had lots of promising discussions and identified several next steps. You can read more details in the […]
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After More Than A Decade of Success: Where is the Money?

Two recent conferences, SemTechBiz in Silicon Valley and SEMANTiCS in Leipzig, gave me the opportunity to explore (at least) 10 years of success of Semantic Web technologies. From the technically simple but high impact use of vocabularies like DCAT and SKOS through to highly sophisticated use of ontological reasoning in areas such as health care […]
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From Web Pages to the Web of Things

The Internet of Things is a hot topic in technical circles with many potential domains of applications, for instance, home automation, security, healthcare, manufacturing, smart cities and lots more. The market potential is currently held back by fragmentation in the communication technologies and a lack of shared approaches to services. We are looking forward to […]
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This week: W3C Annotations Workshop, WebRTC Summit, Net Neutrality in Europe, etc.

This is the 28 March – 4 April 2014 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in […]
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Web Payment, Welcome new W3C Member: Ingenico

Next week, we’re holding the W3C Web & Payment workshop in Paris, hosted by Ingenico, a W3C Member we welcomed a few months ago. Ingenico believes that only open and interoperable payment standards will enable the sustainable development of an ecosystem that is experiencing a major change with the proliferation of connected devices. This is […]
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This week at W3C: Data Activity launched, HTML 5.1 Nightly’s Crocoduck, MDN redesigned, etc.

This is the 6-13 December 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. You […]
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W3C Web Payments Workshop

W3C invites you to participate in the Web payment workshop in Paris on 24-25 March 2014. This workshop seeks to make it easier to monetize open Web applications, as an effective alternative to proprietary native app ecosystems. In essence, we would like to improve the end user experience and give users greater freedom in how […]
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