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Tuesday, April 30 • 1:30pm - 2:10pm
PANEL: Web Standards: Myths and Realities

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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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Geoff Domoracki

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avatar for Tantek Celik

Tantek Celik

Web Standards Lead, Mozilla
Tantek created microformats in 2004, subsequently co-founding the microformats.org & barcamp.org communities in 2005, and indiewebcamp.comin 2011. As Mozilla's Web Standards Lead, he develops open standards atmicroformats.org, W3C, WHATWG, IETF and other standards communities. He is the author of "HTML5 Now: A Step-By-Step Tutorial for Getting Started Today" (New Riders). Tantek is dedicated to advancing open... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Koran

Joshua Koran

SVP, Product Management, Turn
Joshua has more than 15 years of experience in the online advertising industry. He is one of the most knowledgeable marketing analytics and behavioral targeting experts, having designed applications that generate more than 30 percent of the industry’s annual behavioral targeting revenue. | | Prior to joining Turn, Joshua was vice president of product management, research and data monetization at AT&T AdWorks. Joshua also served as vice... Read More →
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Greg Lindahl

CTO, blekko
Greg Lindahl is CTO and Founder at blekko, where he works on open data, privacy, datacenter operations, blekko's home-grown NoSQL datastore, and diverse things. Formerly, Greg was a Distinguished Engineer and Founder at PathScale, at which he was the architect of the InfiniPath low-latency InfiniBand HCA, used to build tightly-coupled supercomputing clusters. InfiniPath is now owned by Intel, and is slated to be added to Xeon CPUs as part of... Read More →
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Jordan Mendelson

Chief Technologist, Common Crawl
Jordan is a product-focused technologist with over 18 years experience building tech startups. He was Chief Architect of the music startup Napster, worked on big data analytics projects at LinkedIn, was CTO of a restaurant technology startup SeatMe and most recently works as Chief Technologist of the open web archival non-profit Common Crawl.


Tuesday April 30, 2013 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens St San Francisco, CA 94158

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