The One Web vision: design for the user, not the device

The web is supposed to be the great democratiser, but what happens if people don't have access to a web browser? Anybody should have the ability to access any web content, service or application by using any type of connected device, from anywhere at any time. This is a principle defined by the W3C under the banner 'One Web'. However, the reality is far from this.

The current state of responsive design (the approach of tailoring the layout and style of a web page so that it adapts to the specific characteristics of the device it's being viewed upon), is making good progress on this road, but we're just getting started and are barely scratching the surface of what needs to be done. In order to offer our sites, services and applications to everybody, everywhere, we need to not only tailor and adapt the existing user interface, but also augment them, or add entirely new interfaces.

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