WWW 2014 kicked off in Korea with some interesting material presented. Two that caught my eye were, “Trust in Social Computing” and “The Mobile Semantic Web“. The first one may be particularly related to our merger with the Trust CG last year. Feel free to browse the slides and much more that are available online.
Linked data have announced a Data on the Web Best Practices Working Group, with the publication of The Use Case & Requirements document, as a first milestone. MIT Decentralized Information Group have announced a interesting project HTTPa (HTTP with Accountability), details here.
The RWW CG has had some interesting discussions with a slight uptick in mail list activity, from about 1 post per day last quarter, to 2 posts per day this quarter. I’ll try and summarize some of the more interesting topics below.
Communications and Outreach
Work has continued with the The Linked Data Platform Working Group who are getting close to publishing their final spec. Of particular interest is some work that is starting related to Access Control, with the outline of a charter for an Access Control Working Group.
The Web Payments Community Group have done some work on tying credentials to identity and allowing reading and writing to those documents. A blog post describing the pros and cons with a full demo is available here.
A chrome extension to webizen was released. YouID for android and IOS was also put live and a boilerplate for creating RWW apps was also built, this quarter. Additionally, I have done some more work on creating test currency for the RWW.
Last but not Least…
Best wishes to Tim Berners-Lee, the person who started the whole Read Write Web idea, in his marriage to Rosemary Leith. Congratulations!