This is the 5-12 December 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 online media.
W3C and HTML5 related Twitter trends
[What was tweeted frequently, or caught my attention. Most recent first]
220) TNW: Devs Can Now Publish HTML5 Apps to Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
150) HTML5 Doctor: HTML5 – Check it Before you Wreck it with Mike[tm] Smith
45) [again this week] ZDNet: Now HTML 5 is finished, W3C boss Jeff Jaffe discusses what comes next
40) Spec: HTML5 Differences from HTML4 Note Published
140) [again this week] Star Wars tweet: The worst character in the new Star Wars is @W3C-PO, a protocol droid that waits 4 years AFTER you jump to lightspeed to plot your course.
Net Neutrality & Open Web
70) Every Second Counts Forum: [Keynote] Tim Berners-Lee: We must take to the streets to protect the open web – video [30:46]
650) NYT: Obama’s Net Neutrality Bid Divides Civil Rights Groups
960) The Verge: Angela Merkel argues against net neutrality, calls for special access fast lane
190) The Verge: Qualcomm, Intel, and others speak out against Title II net neutrality
W3C in the Press (or blogs)
<strong88 articles since the last Digest; a selection follows. You may read all articles in our Press Clippings page.
- The Next Web (11 December), Devs Can Now Publish HTML5 Apps to Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
- CNET (10 December), Web founder: Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ rule is dangerous
- HTML5 Doctor (9 December), HTML5 – Check it Before you Wreck it with Mike[tm] Smith
- The Register (8 December), Why, hello there, Foxy… BYE GOOGLE! Mozilla’s browser is a video star
Feed Source: W3C Blog
Article Source: This week: Fire TV WebApp kit, Mike[tm] Smith on HTML validation, etc.