The future of shopping, contact tracing, and why COVID-19 has disproportionately affected African American populations. Here's a weekly roundup of our most recent stories.
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Even though the results of our latest survey show that working-from-home will become far more commonplace after the pandemic, physical workspaces still need to figure out what their next normal will look like. This week, we dive into a lot of those nuances:
- Please meet the shopping trends of the future: from contactless payment to retail stores as fulfillment centers, and more
- Dr. David Agus discusses some of the implications of contact tracing in shared offices
- Why masks will likely be necessary at work until 2021
And we’re diving into some other important subjects, too:
- Van Jones of CNN podcast “Incarceration Inc” joins two other luminaries to debunk misinformation around why COVID-19 has disproportionately affected African American populations
- Believe it or not, artificial intelligence can actually make your communications more empathetic
- And a fun behind the scenes look at our massive pivot to source 50M+ units of protective gear for healthcare workers
Finally, here’s the inimitable Jane Goodall, with what we can learn from this pandemic.