Well, it happened: you’re stuck inside because of the novel coronavirus pandemic that is raging just outside of your door. If you’re lucky, and you’re a white-collar worker, you’re now doing your job — which, let’s be honest, is mostly email anyway — from home. If you’re in an industry that’s more susceptible to the externalities of a viral epidemic, though, things are probably getting more dire.
And while there have been encouraging signs (like Olive Garden giving their employees paid sick leave), the situation remains the same: the novel coronavirus has begun to fundamentally reshape the ways we interact with each other on an individual level. It means lost income and lost jobs. It means going outside feels charged and maybe even…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts