Entendu à #ParisWeb : l'accessibilité n'est pas juste un truc théorique qui fait plaisir aux experts mais un vrai problème concret qui concerne des vrais gens – @accessiblestef

Merci au W3C qui soutient une nouvelle fois #ParisWeb dans sa mission de promotion d'un web accessible et de qualité.
N'hésitez pas à vous inscrire à l'édition 2021 qui se déroule en ligne les 7 et 8 octobre prochain inscriptions.paris-web.fr

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is seeking a full-time staff member, based in Europe, as a development and operations lead for work on digital accessibility standards and supporting materials and approaches.

w3.org/Consortium/Recruitment/

Happy birthday to the wonderful @LeonieWatson and to the equally great @tobie 🎂🎉🎈🥳 I wish you many happy returns of the day!

Report on Internet in France (lang=fr)

arcep.fr/uploads/tx_gspublicat

Very interesting part on net neutrality, with an analysis of the current situation in the US and also European debates.

I went for a walk with a good friend who I hadn’t seen since before the pandemic started. We stopped by the COVID memorial wall, showing heart after heart after heart, each recognising someone who has died from this awful disease. It was… well, “striking” doesn’t begin to cover it.

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
If you don't know about Web Accessibility yet, visit
w3.org/WAI/videos/standards-an

Looking for a job on Accessibility?

Access42 is hiring (lang="fr", but you may not need to be a fluent french speaker, check with them)

access42.net/recrutement-consu

No standard emoji for videoconferencing? 💻 🎧

Wrote a thing on dev.to dev.to/torgo/why-get-involved- about why you should get involved in web standards and how you can join the upcoming W3C TPAC breakout sessions.

Can we please, please – PLEASE! not make the nonsensical US date format month/day/year the default in applications? 🤦‍♂️

PRE 👏 TTY 👏 PLEASE

And to all users of that format: it makes no sense, it's counter-intuitive, it makes collaboration frustrating, it introduces inconsistencies and errors... Just stop. Please. Use international standards.
(And don't get me started on your other units of weights, volumes and distances. Bloody hell.)

Boost if I'm right.

Bye bye Systems team, I'm now back to a Projects team full-time.

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