Article: Guy Who Built The Internet Says 2.2 Billion People Still Offline, Which Is Wrong

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Tim Berners Lee WWW InventorGuy Who Built The Internet Says 2.2 Billion People Still Offline, Which Is Wrong

Highlights

  • Tim Berners-Lee has argued that the internet access must be recognized as a basic right, akin to how electricity was seen in the last century
  • In a letter to coincide with the 32nd birthday of the web, the British computer scientist has called on governments to invest in the future by ensuring internet access to all young people
  • Tim Berners-Lee also expressed concern about abuse and misinformation on the web, which threatens the participation of the young people and can force them from platforms altogether
  • The 65-year-old estimated an investment of $428 billion from governments and the private sector over the next decade would ensure a quality broadband connection for everyone

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Article: Where Is Blockchain Now? Current Trends Affecting The Industry’s Enterprises

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Where Is Blockchain Now? Current Trends Affecting The Industry’s Enterprises

Discourse surrounding blockchain has steadily been moving toward applications and potential uses across a range of industries. At this stage, people have accepted that cryptocurrency is simply one application of blockchain and that the underlying technology that makes bitcoin possible is now moving on to other institutions.

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