WWW Foundation

We Own the Web, and You Can’t Stop the Signal!

A month ago at the NETmundial Conference (A Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance. The meeting is organized in a partnership between the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) and /1Net, a forum that gathers international entities of the various stakeholders involved with Internet governance.) TBL said: The Web we will have in 25 years time…

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Braille

The Extensible Web

Apologies First (Jan 06, 2015) About a six moths ago I posted this article on the Extensible Web. I was recently contacted by one of the authors regarding my interpretation of the Manifesto and my concerns with it – still ongoing. However, they also pointed out (but where less concerned with) how I described the…

PaperPile

PaperPile – maybe Good for you?

So every so often I take a case about to look for software that will help me in my academic jobs. Recently, when bored from that Korean Virus caught at the W4A/WWW 2014 I started to look for paper management solutions on-line – just to see if there was anything out there better than BibDesk.…

Institute of Making

Making and Citizen Scientists

It seems to me that Makers and Making, along with the advent of the Citizen Scientist is one of the most exciting things to happen in science and technology for a long time. While there have always been hobbyests (right back to the MIT Model Rail Club) it seems to me that there is an…