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.

We are recruiting for a *6 month contract* web developer advocate for our Samsung Internet dev advocacy team (based in London). See details on the role and apply here: sec.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-U and feel free to DM me if you have any questions.

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