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The Tech Behind Our Office Return: The Information’s Tech Briefing

Photo: A cyclist wearing a protective mask rides through San Francisco on March 25, 2020.

When I think about heading back to the office, I mostly worry about how I’m going to get there. My typical routine had been to cram into one of San Francisco’s underground light rails. The thought of those muggy, overcrowded train cars seems less appealing than ever. It’s no wonder that e-bike sales are booming. I’m considering one myself. 

The tech that takes off once we venture back to our offices will be fascinating to watch. As Kevin reported today, software tools that help ensure employees stay a safe distance from one another are seeing a surge in sales. No more congregating in the micro-kitchen! 

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