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Watch With Me on Google TV: Simu Liu’s watchlist

November 12th, 2021

Movies and TV can make us laugh, cry and even shape who we are. Our watchlists can be surprisingly revealing. We’re teaming up with entertainers, artists, and cultural icons on a new Watch With Me series on Google TV to share their top picks and give you a behind-the-scenes look at the TV and movies…

Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 in Arabic

November 11th, 2021

The World Wide Web Consortium published the Authorized Arabic Translation of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, مبادئ النفاذ إلى محتوى الويب (WCAG2.1). The Lead Translation Organization for this Authorized Translation was the Mada Center, Qatar. Translations in other languages are listed in WCAG 2 Translations. W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) particularly encourages the development…

Take the 2021 WordPress Annual Survey (and view the 2020 results)!

November 11th, 2021

Each year, members of the WordPress community (users, site builders, extenders, and contributors) provide their valuable feedback through an annual survey. Key takeaways and trends that emerge from this survey often find their way into the annual State of the Word address, are shared in the public project blogs, and can influence the direction and…

Honrar Dia de los Veteranos como Googler y Reservista

November 10th, 2021

En Google soy miembro del equipo de Seguridad de la Información y Cumplimiento de la Ley (LEIS), donde trabajo con una variedad de asuntos jurídicos que van desde seguridad física hasta ciberseguridad. Pero, cada cuatro meses, delego mis proyectos a mis colegas y atravieso el país para ir a mi otra oficina: la Marina de…

WordPress 5.8.2 Security and Maintenance Release

November 10th, 2021

WordPress 5.8.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 2 bug fixes in addition to 1 security fix. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.2 have also been updated. WordPress 5.8.2 is a small focus security and maintenance release. The next…

A digital decade for Southeast Asia

November 9th, 2021

Southeast Asia’s digital decade is here. Technology has been critical in helping Southeast Asians get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, as the latest eConomy Southeast Asia report shows, the digital economy is poised to play an even bigger role in the region’s future than we had imagined. Last year, we saw Southeast Asia’s resilience in…

Last Call for Review of Proposed Corrections: Verifiable Credentials Data Model v1.1 Recommendation

November 9th, 2021

The Verifiable Credentials Working Group has proposed corrections to the W3C Recommendation of Verifiable Credentials Data Model v1.1. Credentials is a part of our daily lives; driver’s licenses are used to assert that we are capable of operating a motor vehicle, university degrees can be used to assert our level of education, and government-issued passports…

First Public Working Draft: IMSC Hypothetical Render Model

November 9th, 2021

The Timed Text Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of IMSC Hypothetical Render Model. This specification specifies an Hypothetical Render Model (HRM) that measures the complexity of caption and subtitle documents that conform to the IMSC Recommendation, so that they do not overload players. For more information, see the blog post Keeping…

Paws meet machine learning with Pet Portraits

November 8th, 2021

According to John Steinbeck, “I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically, dogs think humans are nuts.” Perhaps Steinbeck’s dogs would have really thought we were nuts back in 2018 when people around the world used Art Selfie to search for their doppelgängers…

How to Make Sure Browsers Only Download the SVG Version

November 5th, 2021

Šime Vidas DM’d me the other day about this thread from subzey on Twitter. My HTML for favicons was like this: <!– Warning! Typo! –> <link rel=”icon” href=”/favicon.ico” size=”any”> <link rel=”icon” href=”/favicon.svg” type=”image/svg+xml”> The attribute size is a typo there, and should be sizes. Like this: <!– Correct –> <link rel=”icon” href=”/favicon.ico” sizes=”any”> <link rel=”icon”…