By Meredith Somers | MIT Ideas Made to Matter | November 25, 2020
What started as a promising new decade quickly turned into one of the most tumultuous and divisive years in modern history.
The COVID-19 pandemic shuttered businesses and shifted workers to remote offices, where our houseplants became colleagues, and the line between work and home blurred into a hazy mix of Zoom calls and sweatpants.
And the fear and uncertainty that threaded its way throughout the pandemic and lead up to the presidential election were fueled by social media and the ongoing battle over freedom of speech and how to define misinformation.
Here are four books from MIT Sloan experts that make some sense of the power of social media, the future of remote work, and more.