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  • Writer's pictureLi Lu

The Toronto tech community joins the global Solid movement led by Tim Berners-Lee

May 13, 2019, Toronto - Nothing, neither cold weather nor the rain, would stop Toronto’s tech community from engaging with the future. The first Solid meetup in Toronto attracted over 70 attendees who were developers, data scientists, business professionals and investors. They were at the meetup to discuss the future of the internet.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of World Wide Web

30 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. Today, he is building the next generation web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together. This technology is Solid (Social Linked Data), which was initially a research project at MIT lead by T