The pandemic has forced universities to bring their courses online – but this is just the first step on the road to a long-overdue educational revolution
Source: COVID-19 is sparking a revolution in higher education
A business model that seemed marginal before the coronavirus pandemic now looks like the future of restaurants.
Source: Our Ghost-Kitchen Future
Despite long-held questions over the efficacy of Chinese traditional medicine, Chinese experts maintain that an herbal formulation based on a nearly 2,000-year-old text is showing promise in treating COVID-19.
Source: VICE – China is Treating COVID-19 With a Blast From the (Distant) Past
Cloth face coverings are gonna be around for a while, so here are the WIRED team’s favorites for running, walking, and going to work.
Source: 15 Face Masks We Actually Like to Wear
The businesses that will survive after the pandemic are the ones who give us back our time.
Source: The Future of Commerce Belongs to the Frictionless
Creating a quaranteam can help mitigate risk while still providing social interactions.
Source: Sorry, it’s too early to stop quarantining. Here’s how to design a bub
America has failed the Covid-19 test, and it’s the accumulated result of policy and market decisions.
Source: U.S. Health-Care System Was Totally Overwhelmed by Coronavirus – Bloomberg
Software programs adopted during the Covid-19 crisis make it easier to complete forms and track requests. It saves work, but could cost jobs.
Source: The Pandemic Is Propelling a New Wave of Automation
Covid-19 has created a new sense of urgency by shining a light on the systemic nature of the world in which we all exist, but also by stress-testing a more responsible model of business.
Source: Resilience In Crisis: Coronavirus Reveals Why Businesses Must Do Good To Do Well
NYU Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway predicts a handful of elite cyborg universities will soon monopolize higher education.
Source: The Coming Disruption to College
During lockdown, the rich and famous look less heroic than scientists, medical experts, front-line workers, and folks who just have a little tech savvy.
Source: How social status is changing during the COVID-19 pandemic