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New Normal is Nothing But Old Normal Minus Technology

New Normal is Nothing But Old Normal Minus Technology

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Someone asked me recently, "Despite being in lockdown and all of the craziness swirling in the world right now, there seems to be some good that’s come our way, no?" My immediate reaction was, ‘Why just some, lots of it, I suppose’. ‘Yes’, she said, ‘this new normal is actually quite enticing. I like the idea of sitting back and relaxing – working and yet, not stressed about it … spending time with the family, with myself, with my passions and interests.’ I said, ‘There you are.’ And then I just added … Actually, this new normal is nothing but the old normal minus the technology. Take away the zoom meetings and the digital newspapers and the ubiquitous webinars and you’ll realise how we are getting an opportunity to do everything that we always craved to do in the past, when the ...