From its earliest days, the internet was an open-source, free-to-use platform.
Today, however, it’s one of the most expensive services on the market, with an estimated $40 billion per year in revenue.
The problems of this era aren’t just limited to the hardware; software has also taken a backseat to hardware.
The internet is still a great platform for many things, but it’s a bad place to make great products.
That’s why we’re using this week’s episode of the podcast to talk about how the internet and the future of technology are going to be different.
Listen in today to hear what we’ve learned from a new podcast from New Scientist.
The first episode of The Webcast podcast was released in January, 2015.
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