As actuaries, we look at COVID-19 data and how the pandemic affects the work we do and the clients we serve. Governments and businesses struggle to balance the health and economic ramifications. In today’s Open Mic, we feature links that explore how our everyday lives have changed.
Don’t leave home without it:
- NYT: The Mask Slackers of 1918
- The Guardian: Politicians and face masks: the winners and losers
The classroom has changed:
- The Guardian: What a 200-year-old experiment can teach anxious parents about home schooling
- BBC: Coronavirus: How pandemic pods and zutors are changing home-schooling
Travel and tourism might be the industry most affected:
Animals have been affected too:
Apparently, we’re not drinking more:
- The Moodie Davitt Report: “A year of two halves”: Diageo outlines scale of COVID-19 impact
Business meetings, cabinet meetings, going to school, visiting grandchildren, have all poised a new member at the door of that exclusive club inhabited by Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai and the like.
- Business Insider: Meet Eric Yuan, the founder and CEO of Zoom
What a great mind thinks of it all as he enters his second century:
Shubhash & Betty
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