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Covid-19 has accelerated the adoption of technologies and pushed the world faster into the future. As businesses and organisations look towards the post-pandemic era, what lessons can be learned about innovation? Read more here: Film supported by Mishcon de Reya

00:00 – How has covid-19 boosted innovation?
01:20 – Drone deliveries
04:20 – How crises lead to innovation
06:47 – How restaurants have innovated
09:29 – Inequality between companies
10:48 – Some start-ups have thrived
12:57 – Working from home
14:15 – E-learning: benefits and challenges

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  1. Mai Pham
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    After the pandemic, the increasing rate of plastic usage can become an enormous problem for natural environment, especially in Asia (Vietnam , and some other countries that I don't know well).

  2. BetterWorld
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    AI is already taking over replacing human labor… not a lot of people are aware of it. on July 24th the conference took place organized by volunteers. there were shocking facts about AI. Check it out 'Global Crisis. This Already affects everyone.' on AllatraTV

  3. Dax FC - 鯨魚頻道 [ig: 852hk]
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    The rider should bring the foods to Hong Kong 😏😏

  4. Alfred
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Advice for Ms. Holley (E-learning): 1. Sell your expensive gold nike air sneakers. 2. Buy cheap refurbished PCs, instead of the macbook air that is shown in the clip. 3. Stop spending a furtune on apple airpods and beats headphones. Conclusion: This woman is misusing her money.

  5. Warren Chan
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    that drone technology, once it is developed to maturity, I know one country will steal or copy the idea to survey and control their public for so called national security purposes, while in western countries it is used for the living of the public.

  6. Curtis Carpenter
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Innovation is like the wind it blows it bends it turns in all directions according to its nature. Innovation to me is how our mind adapts to understanding our understanding.

  7. Kristine
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Last territory taken in. Stressful for birdlife.

  8. あすかニューン
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Oh… I'm shocked to know 1 out of 8 students don't have access to online education in the US. Wow. Even in a small and developing Asian country like mine the stats might be better. The wealth gap there must be incredible. 😧😨😰

  9. Explimp Life Skills
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    The best ever all times needed innovation would be to have The 'Holistically balanced Perspective' so that we could figure out the ways to 'Revert To Our Own Original Nature'. Otherwise theses one sided innovation would put us on Extreme path, and we would be then called "The 21st century's extremists" (Sorryfor the word 'Extremist if it offend some of us')
    Dilawar Khan

  10. What am I talking about
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Every pandemic has been like this. Such as Newton having to work from home, and he discovered how gravity works because of a tree in his yard.

  11. asdfe dfesd
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    The homeless history preclinically bathe because trombone clearly refuse after a aromatic screwdriver. extra-large extra-small exuberant, bite-sized switch

  12. kumar ujjwal
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Thank you so much , ma'am
    I'm very blessed to have teacher like you
    Plz make more Videos on Ancient political thought , actually coaching fee is very high, and no making sense of taking few classes , CEC is helping students a lot, I watch all required videos
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    Thanks ma'am again ☺

  13. anuwat songkarn
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Covid-19 made us in tech accelerator era.

  14. z Haq
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm


  15. World Tour
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Sorry, you’re far behind China. I have been observing these kind of services since 2016 or before that that here in China.

  16. Megha Jamb
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    A really detailed and forward looking video. Really found it useful

  17. Atmost
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Its true it teach me to code

  18. Lucille Soriano
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    I hate e-learning. I still prefer face-to-face classes

  19. Nyujuruno
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    It is not… I was really happy at the early day of covid… Now look at me. My college grades are failing I'm finding it hard to keep up with this online classes. I really missed the offline class where i used to be the top student in class

  20. Steven Cai
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    The elastic bull hemodynamically belong because coach quickly spill apud a ambitious growth. halting, bustling hand

  21. Tawin YT IDV
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    My online learning starts tomorrow 👁 💧 👄 💧 👁

  22. Jorge A Lucarini Sanz
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    This makes both excited and afraid for what's to come in the next couple of years. Now that we have all of this technology, we have to do better

  23. Justin Goodrich
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    not in schools at all

  24. Christopher Armstrong
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    How about that black family buys 4 chrome books instead of insisting on buying an expensive apple devices?

  25. Christopher Armstrong
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Could do with a bit less dramatic music. Should be more like the Economist’s podcasts.

  26. Drazenka Svedruzic
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Our school district gave each student ipad for the duration of the school year. That should be the norm everywhere. BTW, I sure hope remote schooling won't be our future. It doesn't work well neither for kids nor parents.

  27. Drazenka Svedruzic
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Take out and food delivery are adding to the huge plastic waste problem.

  28. Nathan Ngumi
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    It will be interesting seeing which innovations endure post pandemic…

  29. Sakshi Yadav
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    The necessity is the mother of innovation

  30. សុខុមសទ្ធា កែវ
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    India is under Covid attack, now ! 😇😇😇 Not only Covid-19 but also its consequences such as : mental trauma, PTSD, grief, melancholic depression, poverty , hopelessness etc.
    WHO & WPA should give indians the urgent supports to fight these crisis.

  31. __ KH
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    WORLD : innovating
    me : nothing

  32. Sanjeev Kumar
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Adoption is the key for a change. There is no point in advancing the innovation when the adoption rate is falling behind. The innovation must also give space for adoption and consider the possible ways.

    Take laptops/ chromebooks as an example. Still people are unwilling to buy laptops because the financial burden of physicals books & tution fee outweigh the need of laptops in India. Then how people are expecting to adopt to online lectures when the system have been entirely based on Pen & paper ?

  33. Yasmin CHE ANI
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm


  34. PeaceGuarder
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    India and China should learn

    with each other, we manufacture kinds of temperature detection measurements… WA: +8615020046309

  35. 편경훈
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    코로나 바이러스는 인류에게 위기로 다가올 수도 있었습니다. 하지만 인류가 어떻게 대처하는지에 따라서 앞으로 다가올 더 위험한 바이러스들에 대한 대비책이 될 수 있다고도 생각합니다. 인류의 생물학적인 위협을 극복하기 위한 과학자들의 노력을 응원합니다.

  36. A scientist's journey
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    People used to complain that the economy will go back in time. But look at us we humans just tech-celerated into the future

  37. へのへのもへじ
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm


  38. Miiteerune
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    And now all those plastic are used more, I hope they / goverment implement to use plastic alternative / nature friendly container

    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Algorithms that steal from working class people are not innovations. They are doomsday machines.

  40. Bertrand Leblanc
    July 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    When are these incompetent's learn, that ever one must get vaccinated! The virus doesn't care who you are, as long you are an acceptable host, the virus will continue to gain ground.