Category: W3C

October 30, 2014

What infrastructure is needed for positively disruptive technology?

Cosponsored by Disruptive Technologists

and the New York Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association

Infrastructure in this sense could be physical (fiber in the ground) – or open source software, legal/policy, etc. – more broadly any type of support …

December 10, 2009

ISOC supports new W3C Organizational Structure

Filed under: isoc,W3C - 10 Dec 2009

W3CAt this month’s meeting, the ISOC Board of Trustees passed a resolution in support of the W3C‘s efforts to provide a more agile, inclusive, and flexible organizational structure in support of the Web community. The resolution approved an agreement for ISOC to provide the W3C staff expertise in complementary areas, as well as funding.

September 15, 2008

Tim Berners-Lee unveils World Wide Web Foundation

Filed under: standards,W3C - 15 Sep 2008

World Wide Web Foundation
Tim Berners-Lee has announced the formation of the World Wide Web Foundation, a new group awarded a $5m seed grant to advance the web and increase its openness.

“The mission of the Foundation is to advance a web that is free and open, to expand the web’s capability and robustness and to extend the web’s capabilities to all people on the planet,” Berners-Lee said at the launch of the group in Washington.

The Foundation is backed by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, which pledged the $5m grant over a five-year period.

June 21, 2008

Semantic Web Panel Discussion at LinkedData Conference 2008

Filed under: development,W3C - 21 Jun 2008

Semantic Web Panel Discussion at LinkedData Conference 2008 Dawa Riley has posted up her notes of the panel on the Semantic Web at the LinkedData Conference 2008, held last week in NYC.

Topics covered during the panel included:
How can we monetize the semantic web?
Is the semantic web relevant and ready for what we’re doing today?
The importance of interoperability and standards.
Barriers to adoption of semantic technologies and how can we encourage adoption of it
Practical insights into the semantic web.
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