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THE NEW NORMAL

Tim Berners-Lee thinks the world can be better after Covid-19

Courtesy Tim Berners Lee

It took a global pandemic and stay-at-home orders for 1.5 billion people worldwide, but something is finally occurring to us: The future we thought we expected may not be the one we get.

We know that things will change; how they’ll change is a mystery. To envision a future altered by coronavirus, Quartz asked dozens of experts for their best predictions on how the world will be different in five years.

Below is an answer from Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web,  director of the World Wide Web Consortium, and CTO of Inrupt. He wrote it from the perspective of 2025 looking back to 2020.

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