Former staff reporter at Winnipeg Free Press, South China Morning Post and Asia Times, Michael Bociurkiw of Sidney wrote Digital Pandemic: How Technology Went From Bad to Good 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; is widely published in Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Globe and Mail, Forbes magazine and MSNBC.com. Past employment: former spokesperson for UNICEF and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, contractor for World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization, two-time TEDx speaker.

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BOOKS

Digital Pandemic: How Technology Went From Bad to Good (Self-published, 2021) $24.99 9798726069326

[BCBW 2021]