“We are experiencing 10 years’ worth of change in 10 weeks, in terms of the adoption of ecommerce, online learning, drone delivery, smart robotics, tele-health,” he says, speaking at a talk at the technology conference Collision from Home.
So you’re looking at, let’s call it, 16 million jobs gone forever.
And for reference, in the Great Recession we lost 9 million jobs or so.
“Because 16 million jobs is a lot of jobs and people when left to languish tend to atrophy after a number of weeks and months.
However, Yang argues that at present there is strong support for some form of cash relief among US citizens.