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The World Wide Web’s Creator Wants Metaverse VR

  • Tim Berners-Lee spoke in an interview with Bloomberg Quicktake
  • Buzzwords such as Web3 and NFT divide public opinion
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WATCH: Inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee tells “Emma Barnett meets…” the role he sees the metaverse playing in the future.Source: Bloomberg

The creator of the World Wide Web said he expects virtual reality, and technologies based around a so-called metaverse, to be part of how people interact with his invention in the future.

But in a new interview with Bloomberg Quicktake, British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee also restated his opposition to the world’s biggest technology companies being in control of so much of their users’ personal data.