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Category Archives: Workshops

Extended Submission Deadlines for the Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation

The deadline for registration and submission for the Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation have been extended. The new deadline is July 30. Authors of submissions received by the original deadline (i.e., July 20) will be notified of their acceptance by July 31 (as originally planned), whereas authors of later submissions will be notified […]
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Call for Participation: W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation (from Manga to Magazines)

The W3C announced today the latest in a series of workshops exploring the capabilities needed to ensure that the Web delivers on its full potential as a universal platform for digital publishing. The upcoming technical workshop will be held September 18-19 in Tokyo, Japan. It will focus on evaluating the current status and exploring future directions of visually-rich […]
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Towards the Immersive Web

2016 started with a plethora of announcements around Virtual Reality, and ended with the publication of the report from the Web & Virtual Reality workshop which explored how we can make the Web a great platform for Virtual Reality Experiences. 2017 saw a good number of milestones toward that: WebVR 1.1 is now available by […]
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W3C Executive Forum – a discussion on the Future of the Web for YOU!

Thirty years ago the Web changed how you do business. We’re at another inflection point today with new emerging technologies on the Web, and new Web application areas that are already revolutionizing many business models.  Among these are the names you would recognize in Digital Publishing, FinTech, Automotive, Telco, Smart Manufacturing and Entertainment. As the […]
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Just how should we share data on the Web?

The UK government is currently running a survey to elicit ideas on how it should update data.gov.uk. As one of the oldest such portals, despite various stages of evolution and upgrade, it is, unsurprisingly, showing signs of age. Yesterday’s blog post by Owen Boswarva offers a good summary of the kind of issues that arise […]
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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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