Why is login and identity on the Web broken? Manu Sporny explains the Web identity problem and provides a potential solution that the world-wide standards bodies are working on. A demo of the technology is included about half-way through the video. If you are interested in keeping up with this technology, you can follow Manu on Twitter: http://twitter.com/manusporny
Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the Web in 1989, invites people to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Web, and also to join the activities organized by the World Wide Web Consortium (www.w3.org) and World Wide Web Foundation (www.webfoundation.org) in 2014 and beyond to address some of the threats to the future of the Web. As Berners-Lee says, "Together we have built an amazing Web. But we still have a lot to do so that the Web remains truly for everyone." For more information about Web25 activities, visit webat25.org.
Whether you are designing network technology or an international collaboration, you learn
what works with time. For the Web and for the W3C — what has worked for 20 years? What
should we hold fast as fundamental principle, and what should we re-craft from experience?
The W3C Mobile Web Initiative is a new initiative set up by the W3C to develop best practices and technologies relevant to the Mobile Web. The goal of the initiative is to make browsing the Web from mobile devices more reliable and accessible.
Día W3C España - µ-Presentaciones
Adrián Cepillo. Asociación de Diseño Web y Seguridad, Universidad de Cádiz
Raúl Jimenez. Asociación de Webmasters de Granada
Riny Heijdendael Director, Elydian
Ildefonso Montero, Ingenia y Pablo Martin, Enreda
Wouldn't it be great if you could map data in your SQL database to Linked Data with a simple click of a button? Currently, mapping data from relational databases involves choosing among many different, customized solutions. A new W3C standard for mapping relational data to RDF is being created by the RDB2RDF Working Group based on the best practices of current approaches. This exciting work should allow current data in relational databases to be transformed to RDF with a minimum of effort, creating a standardized mapping language that will allow the market to concentrate optimization and custom features rather than re-inventing the wheel. However, a number of important issues need to be confronted by the industry and community at the intersection of Linked Data, SPARQL, and SQL.
Short screen cast showing how an OpenLaszlo LZX file can be transformed into a W3C widget with some simple Ant scripts created as part of the Mobile OpenLaszlo project. Learn more at
Sandro Hawke, June 8, 2010 - MIT Cambridge, MA
World Wide Web Consortium http://www.w3.org
Although the first Semantic Web standards are more than ten years old, only recently have we begun to actually see machines sharing data on the Web. The key turning point was the acceptance of the core Linked Data principle, that object identifiers should also work with Web protocols to access useful information. This talk will cover the basic concepts and techniques of publishing and using Linked Data, assuming some familiarity with programming and the Web. No prior knowledge of Semantic Web technologies is required.
Everyone's talking about the benefits of HTML5 for web apps but the specification also introduces an extra layer of semantic richness to our web documents. These additions aren't wishful thinking for some far-flung future: you can start using them today. That's because the design principles driving HTML5 are steeped in pragmatism. Find out how important good design principles are to any project, whether it's a website, a content management system, or the very language that underpins the World Wide Web.
Peter Gasston, Poke London
How We'll Layout Websites in 2016
18 January 2011
Peter (@stopsatgreen) delivered a lightning talk for us on the various CSS3 layout methods being developed by the W3C and his opinion on their potential future.
Here is where we seek to bring awareness to Drupal modules running on less than 1% of reporting sites. Today we'll investigate W3C Validator, a module which helps in maintaining a properly coded site.
Visit http://gogrow.org/tutorials/w3c_validator for a list of links included in this video.
O W3C Brasil participará do encerramento na Virada Inclusiva de 2012. Com efeitos incríveis de iluminação e som a Web será lembrada durante a virada dando vida à escultura da Mão do Memorial da América Latina. A ação ocorrerá às 20h do dia 03, na escultura de Oscar Niemeyer, que vai projetar mensagens e simulações de movimento. A ação tem o objetivo principal reforçar a importância da acessibilidade na Web.
Intervenção na escultura Mão, no Memorial da América Latina
Data e hora: Segunda-feira, 03 de dezembro de 2012, a partir das 20h durante a Virada Inclusiva
Memorial da América Latina - Praça Cívica
Em frente à escultura da Mão
Av. Auro Soares de Moura Andrade, 664
Entrada para pedestres pelo Portão 5
Estacionamento (pago pelo visitante) no Portão 4
W3C Rules Interchange Format(Basic Logic Dialect)
Chris Welty IBM Research & RIF WG co-Chair
September 17th, 2009 - New York, NY
Rule Interchange Format (RIF) is a proposed recommendation of the World Wide Web Consortium to provide a format for the interchange of rules in rule-based systems on the semantic web. The goal is to create an interchange format for different rule languages and inference engines.
RIF describes a number of dialects, initially including a Basic Logic Dialect (BLD) and Production Rule Dialect (PRD). RIF can be viewed as a specification language for data. The presentation language uses the Prolog operator ':-', which places the conclusion of the rule first and the premises afterwards. As a result, RIF rules presented in this language are best read from the bottom up. RIF also incorporates a slot notation indicated with brackets to express assertions about the bindings that associate variables (on the left side of a binding) with values (on the right side of the binding).
The semantics of RIF are defined by interpreting each expression in the presentation language as a corresponding RDF expression. The semantics of an expression can be understood either by reading the presentation language expression or by reading the corresponding RDF. Usually, people will prefer to read the presentation language version.