Web Standards: Myths and Realities

A session at Data 2.0 Summit 2013

Tuesday 30th April, 2013

1:30pm to 2:10pm (PST)

While some web protocols and standards make the world wide web possible, other web and data standards are seen my innovators and hackers as the unrealistic expectations of a committee. History shows that effective standards arise from cooperative organizations, general grassroots hacker adoption, and large companies aiming to acquire market share for a technology. Where have web standards outpaced the market's willingness to adopt universal methods, and where is there true demand for the coordination of new web standards?

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Tantek Çelik

Cofounder: #indieweb #barcamp @IndieWebCamp @microformats. Working @Mozilla: @CSSWG @W3CAB. Making: @Falcon @CASSISjs. #fightfortheusers & aspiring runner.

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Geoff Domoracki

Intersection of Philosophy, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Founder of dataweek.co, e-CEO techweek.com. Cycler, Jujutsu-ist, occasional #haberdasher. bio from Twitter

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Greg Lindahl

Renaissance man, and yeah, I mean that in the rhetoric, music, and dance way. Currently camping; formerly at Internet Archive, blekko, PathScale bio from Twitter

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Jordan Mendelson

Product Happy Technologist, Big Data Enthusiast, Entrepreneur & Good Sharer (Napster, SNOCAP, LinkedIn, SeatMe, Common Crawl) bio from Twitter

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Time 1:30pm2:10pm PST

Date Tue 30th April 2013

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