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Geeks Step Up When Governments Fail

In 2020, we stopped taking technology for granted. It was a year when techies filled in as governments around the world offered little guidance and less support. During lockdown, Apple’s iPhone 12 launch wasn’t nearly as important as a home broadband connection that could withstand the unprecedented domestic traffic spike that came with trying to stay on a work Zoom call while the kids were streaming Netflix and downloading Xbox games. Online shopping became the norm, with automation and artificial intelligence helping ease overburdened supply chains. Elite bakers critiqued our bread-making attempts on Twitter. And TikTok helped families and

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