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14 March 2013

Standing at work

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The past few years have seen the rise (ha!) of a trend of people with an office job working while standing (rather than sitting). A lot of the motivation for that trend has been health-related, based on the argument that sitting 8 hours or more per day was not something our bodies had evolved for — something I can easily relate to.

25 January 2013

Setting up bluetooth network hub for connected devices

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At the end of next month (February 2013), W3C will once again have a booth at Mobile World Congress to share with the congress participants news from all the mobile-relevant work happening in W3C, and our views on the importance of the Web as platform that connects devices together.

To illustrate this, we are working on a demonstration that illustrates the ability of the Web on various connected devices: laptop, tablet, phone and TV.

28 November 2011

Web APIs vs APIs for Web-based OS

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There is a growing number of operating systems and applications frameworks that are based on, or integrate deeply with Web technologies: Intel & Samsung’s Tizen, HP (formerly Palm) WebOS, Mozilla’s boot2gecko, Windows 8 Metro apps, WAC, Webinos, PhoneGap to name a few.

In particular, most of these projects have JavaScript APIs to interact with features that are not available to browsers due to security and privacy concerns.

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Picture of Dominique Hazael-MassieuxDominique Hazaël-Massieux ( is part of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Staff; his interests cover a number of Web technologies, as well as the usage of open source software in a distributed work environment.