Beware of overly simple takes on the "future of everything"
The constant churn of opinions and commentary would make us believe that the world as we know it has forever changed. Experts, analysts and opportunists claim that the "future of everything" – including subjects like globalization, education, restaurants, and social interaction – will shift irrevocably. There seems to be a very simple and linear extrapolation of current trends during the lock-down to a future that will look exactly like life under the lock-down, but better. I