I am still thankful for the path I took to solve that problem. The journey exposed me to fields like distributed computing. Problems like back-pressure, race conditions, throttling and error handling. census for leader election (Paxos and raft implementations).
All these new markets and opportunities being created at blitz-scale require an internet connection fast enough to stream videos from both certified and non-certified courses and anybody can learn anything and make themselves a productive member of the society.
If this continues, the coronavirus would have a deep social, cultural and economic impact. At the other end of the tunnel, there is misery, either by sickness, hunger or bankruptcies and it is going to be ugly.
Again, I like AOC. She is smart and very articulate. But at the same time she can hold Zuckerberg responsible for what is effectively her duty as a congresswoman. The congress should take up how they want to address this epidemic rather than outsourcing it private businessmen.
The fundamental question remains, what is innovation? what is the difference between invention and innovation? Are FinFETs, Quantum Wells, EUV lithography, compact linear accelerators, LHC and any such technology that produces more speed, invention or innovation?