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OPLIN 4Cast #733: Tim Berners-Lee is remaking the Web to be private

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Even Tim Berners-Lee, the man widely accredited with the creation of the web, acknowledges that the original intentions of his invention have been subverted and it has turned into something dystopian. In an effort to make something better, that accounts for the rights of the individual over those of Big Tech, he’s created a startup, called Inrupt, that’s been making news headlines.

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OPLIN 4Cast #727: Can the holidays go virtual? We’re about to find out

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More than ever, people are looking for ways to make the holiday season more palatable, as most are restricted from traveling or getting together with their friends or family. Several new iterations of existing technology are helping to meet this need.

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OPLIN 4Cast #725: Esports are having a massive impact and aren’t slowing down

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“To put it in perspective, according to Allied eSports, which is among the brand leaders, as an industry video gaming is already bigger than music and movies combined, with eSports, as predicted by Forbes, already on the path to hit over $300 billion by 2025.”–Dawn.com

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