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The contactless society

Change comes gradually. But major advancements of society are the result of war. The race for technological innovation is the strongest when it becomes a race for survival. The Corona pandemic has not only put the world in a race for vaccination, but also of innovation. Those innovations that will reduce the risk for contamination, will not only endure the test of profitability, but will also remain as part of our daily habits. Face recognition with temperature readings, livestream and many other innovations will find a mass and reliable consumer market. Robotics will receive mass acceptance...

Opportunities & Pandemic go hand in hand

Am I cynical? Yes. But falling in self complaint is not my style. Baron Rothschild, an 18th-century British nobleman and member of the Rothschild banking family, is credited with saying that “the time to buy is when there’s blood in the streets». He made a fortune buying in the panic that followed the Battle of Waterloo against Napoleon. The Corona pandemic is a world war with global economic consequences. The poet Dylan Thomas wrote, “do not go gentle into that good night”. He was speaking of old age and abandoning life. The same can be said of people who rest in economic...