At the W3C Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week

Well this week I’m not writing you from my home base in Washington DC.  I’m up in Boston, MA for the W3C’s Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week… that’s a mouthful. 

It’s a week where the individual working groups get together and meet.  We also pick one day (Wednesday) and get everyone in one BIG room and meet, folks give presentations, and discuss issues.  It’s a good time. 

In the past at these events, I’ve had the opportunity of getting to chat with some of the smartest people in the Web.  I always learn a ton.

Over the course of the week, I’m going to be posting my thoughts, photos, notes, and I’m sure much much more.  Cheers!

A Presentation on Why WCAG 2.0 Will Rock

If you’re not familiar, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is a Web standard produced by the World Wide Web Consortium(W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) to show you how you can make your Web site accessible to people with disabilities.  Well the W3C has been working on WCAG 2.0, which is a massive improvement and will make our lives even easier.

Well, the W3C WAI has just released a presentation which goes through what WCAG  2.0 is, why it rocks, and what you can do.   If you have any questions about WCAG 2.0, I’d recommend that you check it out.  If you work in Web accessibility and you were looking for great fodder for a presentation, you’ll love this.

Check it out and tell me what you think.

Object-Centered Sociality – This Stuff Is So Brilliant

I read a lot stuff on the Web. A lot of what i read is just people rehashing other people’s ideas and calling it there own. But… every once and a while, you come across something and you’re like DANG that’s brilliant.

I’ve been really enjoying Jyri Engeström‘s stuff on object-centered sociality and social objects. Go read, watch, and inhale this stuff right now…

This is what others have had to say about Jyri’s ideas…

I wanna add my 2 cents in about this stuff but i’d be curious to hear everyone else’s thoughts.  Does this stuff make sense to anyone else???