By Jason Snell
April 30, 2020 3:42 PM PT
Pandemic tech good and bad
So it’s Week 7 of our local “shelter in place” lifestyle. I’ll assume you, dear reader, have been under similar restrictions. This global pandemic has given all of us a lot of time to ponder so many things.
As I was saying to my wife yesterday while we were walking the dog, I was already leading a lifestyle where I’m lucky to get out of my house once a day for a walk. I guess I was already leading a shelter-in-place lifestyle, though I could really use a haircut.
Here’s one of the things I’ve been pondering, though: The tools that allowed me to do my job for five years while more or less sheltering in place are the tools that so many of us are using these days. This is a difficult situation, but when I try to imagine how difficult it would be if we didn’t have our 21st-century level of connectivity, I’m baffled.…