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“Suppose all the information stored on computers everywhere were linked. Suppose I could program
 
March 10 · Issue #133 · View online
Brainfood




“Suppose all the information stored on computers everywhere were linked. Suppose I could program my computer to create a space in which everything could be linked to everything.”
“If we spend a certain amount of time using the internet we have to spend a little proportion of that time defending it, worrying about it, looking out for it… Do me a favour, fight for it for me.” - Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web and Founding Director of the World Wide Web Foundation.  

Motive Podcasts
Ahead of the World Wide Web’s 30th birthday, we spoke to Adrian Lovett, President and CEO of the World Wide Web Foundation, co-founded by Sir Tim & Rosemary Leith (Motive Partners’ Global Advisory Council member) in 2009 to fight for an open web as a public good. Listen to the fascinating conversation we had with Adrian when the podcast goes live on Tuesday morning at 08.00am GMT.
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Apple Podcasts
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on SoundCloud
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Standard Bank bets its growth can outpace Africa’s fastest economies
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Women in Payments and Finance: Championing women across the global ecosystem
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Europe’s dance of FinTech hubs
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