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Is it farewell to the handshake? Virtual tours and drones are in. Junkets and steakhouses are out. How Covid-19 is reshaping a pillar of economic development in America.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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2021-03-20

"If you want to have good ideas, you must have many ideas." - Linus Pauling

Virtual tours and drones are in. Junkets and steakhouses are out. How Covid-19 is reshaping a pillar of economic development in America.

10 breakthrough technologies of 2021: Messenger RNA vaccines, GPT-3, TikTok recommendation algorithms, Lithium-metal batteries, Data trusts, Green hydrogen, Digital contact tracing, Hyper-accurate positioning, Remote everything, and Multi-skilled AI

Is it farewell to the handshake?

Ultimately, when this is all over, we will have to make a bargain between the handshake’s emotional benefits of contact and its accompanying risk of contagion.
What Economic Developers Need to Know This Week

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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. Also: Sitehunt CEO and economic development consultant in Greater Houston, Texas.


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