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American Exceptionalism in Data Management

The term American exceptionalism is born in the political realm but certainly also applies to other areas including data management.

As a lot of software and today cloud services are made in the USA, the rest of world has some struggle with data standards that only or in high degree applies to the United States. 235 more words


[HTML5] Call for Implementations

W3C is pleased to invite implementations of the HTML5 specification, which reached the Candidate Recommendation status on 31 July 2014. This Candidate Recommendation is expected to end no sooner than 28 August 2014. 49 more words


Reformers Standardize - Teachers Individualize

If you turn on the TV these days, you’re bound to come across a news program talking about education reform. You’ll see at least five talking heads – not one of whom is an actual school teacher. 1,614 more words

Corporate Education "Reform"

[Web of Things] W3C Workshop Report

W3C published the report of the W3C Workshop on the Web of Things that was held on 25-26 June 2014, in Berlin (Germany).

This workshop examined the opportunities for open Web standards for service platforms in the network edge and the cloud, along with the challenges for security, privacy and the integration with the Web of data. 197 more words


Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation and Faith Groups

Hello everybody!  I’m back from holidays, and this week I am writing about some uniquely Canadian legislation introduced on July 1st called Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation, or CASL.  381 more words