Big and small tech innovation makes #PandemicLife tolerable

From suggested self-quarantines to the sudden shutting down of businesses (and countless workers being laid off) the past month has brought unprecedented hardships for millions of U.S. citizens. Inevitable comparisons have been drawn between the coronavirus pandemic and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, which infected 500 million people and resulted in an astounding 50 million deaths.

But unlike then, a vibrant digital economy now exists to cater to the public’s myriad of needs as the world retreats indoors. Thanks to e-commerce and the lightning-fast spread of information via the digital domain and tech companies, people across the country can be #TogetherApart and support each other to get the help they need.

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