The pandemic has changed many lives permanently and experts are just beginning to understand its long-term impact.
To wit and with thanks to AWESOME TKC READERS for the suggestion . . .
IF BILL GATES IS RIGHT ABOUT THE DEATH OF BIZ TRAVEL, KANSAS CITY'S ECONOMY WILL BE FORCED TO EVOLVE!!!
Moreover . . .
The convention hotel, New KCI, the streetcar and so many other ambitious developments don't have much of a future if biz increasingly relies on live-streaming and Zoom calls.
And while the billionaire's prediction is dire, it's not so out of the ordinary to suggest that technology will facilitate biz more effectively than old school meetups that only serve to bolster questionable expenses and marital infidelity.
Change is hard for many people but as the pandemic drags on it's getting harder to deny that the U.S. has fundamentally changed in less than a year's time and now the things that so many people took for granted (like toilet paper) are no longer assured.
Check the links regarding the prognostications from one of the world's richest dudes . . .
You decide . . .