Annual W3C Meeting Drives Towards an Open, Interoperable, and Decentralized Web for Everyone

Posted on April 27th, 2017

Image: sdecoret In late 2016, 550 experts in Web technologies gathered in Lisbon, Portugal to address challenges and new opportunities for the future of the Web’s technical roadmap and standardization work. This massive undertaking was hosted and guided by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an affirming partner of the OpenStand principles and leading advocacy […]

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Open Standards Help Enable Innovation in Governments

Posted on April 19th, 2017

Image: Liu zishan Governments are learning that open standards can make the cost of government’s digital services more sustainable by helping them to adapt to changing needs and technologies. Take, for example, the UK. As this video from ukcloud shows, they’ve come a long way to creating more sustainable public sector digital services. Just a […]

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Are We “Addicted” to Technology?

Posted on April 12th, 2017

Image: IEEE TV We know that standards are developed through consensus and that the relationship between society and technology is highly complex and involves continual sharpening of each other. As much as technology has played an important role in evolving our global community, people often worry that we are addicted to tech such as our […]

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Internet Heavy Hitters Lobby for More Open Internet

Posted on April 5th, 2017

Image: Chinnapong Recently, a group of Internet giants lobbied new U.S. President Donald Trump to cut Internet regulations. The group, consisting of Google, Facebook, Amazon and others, are lobbying for better trade agreements and more lax regulation to support the freedom and growth of the Internet. In addition, the proposal covers areas such as protecting fair […]

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