I made a deal with Allah at round about this time last November & so far I am very happy with the results. As part of the deal, I was crystal clear with
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.