Article: The 5 Main Features of Web 3.0

Web 3.0

The 5 Main Features of Web 3.0

It’s easier to identify the major differences between Web 1.0 ( users passively consult web pages and for the most part don’t participate in generating content) and Web 2.0 ( users create content and interact with sites and with each other through social media, forums, etc.). Instead, with Web 3.0, the differences are not as clearly defined. The term, coined by the reporter John Markoff of The New York Times in 2006, refers to a new evolution of the web, its third generation, and includes specific innovations and practices.

Below are 5 main features that can help us define Web 3.0:

  1. Semantic Web
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. 3D Graphics
  4. Connectivity
  5. Ubiquity

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Article: Decentralized apps struggle to go mainstream amid coronavirus lockdown

Blockchain, Decentralized Internet

Decentralized apps struggle to go mainstream amid coronavirus lockdown

Zoom, once the darling of the quarantined remote worker, has been slammed for poor privacy, and has suffered a data breach in which 500,000 user accounts were offered for sale on the dark web. Meanwhile, Google and Apple have pooled their resources for contact tracing, highlighting the amount of information that Big Tech monoliths hold on their customers.

This, then, should surely be the moment for Web3 to sweep in and save the day, with its promise to wrest power from centralized entities and restore privacy to the masses. But it hasn’t. Not a single Web3 decentralized app (dapp) has gone truly mainstream during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Article: How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

Hardware, Software

How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century ManufacturingHow The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

There are more devices connected to the internet than ever before, and the number continues to climb as the IoT transforms the entire approach to manufacturing. The sensors in these devices transmit data about repairs, certification, operating efficiencies and opportunities to optimize the equipment. As a result, the IoT can reduce your downtime, help ensure compliance, and drive productivity and profitability.

Article: How Bitcoin Could Anchor Web 3.0

Blockchain, Crypto, Web 3.0

How Bitcoin Could Anchor Web 3.0

Web 3.0 will emerge on top of blockchains, says Ali, who worked on next generation internet infrastructure before entering the crypto industry. “There were very specific problems that we were trying to solve,” he says of his pre-blockchain work. “And, when we discovered blockchains, it was a perfect solution for the problems that we were looking at.”

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Article: How science embraced decentralized collaboration to fight covid-19

Academia, Decentralized Internet

How science embraced decentralized collaboration to fight covid-19

Bitcoin changed the world by turning silos of monetary information into one big, global ledger. This global covid-19 pandemic is having a similar effect on science.

Up until now, scientists have increasingly worked in competition with one another. While collaboration does exist in research, especially in academia, there are increasing levels of competition when it comes to access to funding, patents, and intellectual property rights. However, as coronavirus has swept across the world, scientists are sharing their research in ever-increasing numbers.

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