What you need to know
- Bill Gates discussed the current health crisis in an interview on LinkedIn.
- Gates discusses several topics, including what will remain virtual after the crisis.
- He also talks about how he's helping people during the crisis.
Bill Gates recently discussed the current health crisis in an interview on LinkedIn. The video was broadcasted live and is about 22 minutes long. You can now watch the entire video on demand. Gates discussed the role of government in the current health crisis, how the pandemic affected the economy, and several other topics related to the unique challenges we currently face. At one point, he also shared his thoughts on if people will stay virtual after the lockdown ends.
With many countries and regions implementing travel restrictions and guidance to stay indoors, businesses and educators have had to move online. Services such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet have seen massive spikes in usage as people figure out how to be productive without face-to-face interaction. The forced move to a virtual workspace could have longlasting effects on people's workflow, according to Gates. He believes some things will be replaced, at least in part, with virtual interaction. He said in the interview:
He also shared that while he believes some things will remain virtual, others will go back to normal,
The interview has several insights from a person in a unique situation during the current health crisis. Gates is working with several people to put an end to the pandemic, including his efforts to fund seven vaccines currently being tested.
Do you think people's workflows will change once things return to normal? Let us know in the comments below.
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