How the Digital World is Impacting the Spread of the Coronavirus
As February crept onward, the stock market hit an all-time high, unemployment was at a historical low, and the economy was chugging along as though nothing could stop it. Suddenly, the onward global march of the coronavirus (COVID-19) stopped everything, including the financial markets, in its tracks.
As a fiscally minded individual, I cringed as I slowly watched my 401k and investments erode, completely losing sight of the more important long term implications of the virus. As the markets continue to fluctuate, I’m finding it hard not to cash out as I see daily punches being landed on my investment portfolio. So to turn an unhealthy obsession on the financial impact of the coronavirus into a more healthy dialogue, I believe it’s necessary to take a look at how we’re using technology to deal with these situations.
So how has the digital world shaped our reaction to such events? Let’s take a look at four major areas…