New digital world
July 16th, 2021
Former staff reporter at the Winnipeg Free Press, South China Morning Post and Asia Times, Michael Bociurkiw of Sidney has written Digital Pandemic: How Technology Went From Bad to Good (Self-published $24.99) that delves into how technology acted as an accelerant for many of the trends that existed previous to Covid-19: from working from home and the mass adoption of wearable technology to disruptions to travel, food delivery, health consultations and relationships. Bociurkiw is a regular contributor to CNN Opinion, CBC, CTV, Bloomberg and Al Jazeera; and is widely published in the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The Globe and Mail, Forbes magazine and MSNBC.com. Past employment includes: former spokesperson for UNICEF and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and contractor for the World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization. He has been a two-time TEDx speaker. Photo credit: Chrystia Chudczak.