Many – if not most -- of the changes that came about during the pandemic will become part of our ongoing lifestyle. After COVID-19 passes, remote worker levels will remain considerably higher than they were before the pandemic. Few want to go back to long commutes.
Some online education will continue, especially in rural areas where a trip to the classroom is time-consuming and expensive. It may be worth the time and trouble for children who benefit from socialization, but for adult students, the virtual classroom is pretty attractive.
And those endless meetings on Zoom, Teams, and Skype will continue because they’re just so awfully convenient. And binge streaming? Who wants to go back to physical theatres with their pricy popcorn and sticky floors. Besides, the limited series is a much better way to tell a story.
Take a look at the pandemic technology that is here to stay.