On silver lining in Coronavirus Crisis

But if there is a silver lining in this crisis, it may be that the virus is forcing us to use the internet as it was always meant to be used — to connect with one another, share information and resources, and come up with collective solutions to urgent problems. It’s the healthy, humane version of digital culture we usually see only in schmaltzy TV commercials, where everyone is constantly using a smartphone to visit far-flung grandparents and read bedtime stories to kids.

Source: The Coronavirus Crisis Is Showing Us How to Live Online – The New York Times

On appreciating each other as human beings

You never need to apologise if your child or pet jump into the video conference. We’re all human beings, just trying to hold it all together during extraordinary times. I like seeing your life. If we’re going to do business together bring your whole self.

On being posh and economy

“Her extremely posh eight year-old asks her a question about the economy (!), and before she answers it, she asks her extremely posh five year-old “Do you know what the economy is, darling?”

“Yes mummy, it’s the part of the plane that’s terrible”.

This is how revolutions start.”

― Adam Kay, This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Source: Quote by Adam Kay: “Her extremely posh eight year-old asks her a qu…”