Who knew a few months ago that we’d be working from home? Or, dealing with sluggish unemployment systems written in 60-year old COBOL? Or, spending all day watching streaming TV because you’re literally stuck at home pretty much 24×7? Welcome to life with the coronavirus pandemic.
Someday soon, but not as soon as you hope, we can start returning to life as normal. Or, well, the new normal anyway. In the meantime, we’ve been finding out the hard way what technologies work well when subjected to a real-world disaster and which, well, aren’t up to snuff.