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What we're seeing in the vaccination rollout is similar to what we saw with the breakdowns of providing remote learning to school-aged students [...] where we as a country are just not fully prepared to migrate our government services to an all-digital platform.
We have become so dependent on technology — we use it for our groceries, we tap into it for our health care. And these companies have created a new stream of jobs, as we’ve seen other industries disrupted over the course of not just the pandemic, but the last few years. [...] We’re missing opportunities when we dismiss the potential of technology, not just from a consumption standpoint, but from a production and development standpoint.
"The pandemic has highlighted just how intricately related lack of broadband access is to systemic inequality."