On a recent jog, I pondered what might be the “new normal” after the deadly breakout of the corona virus. I felt several larger trends would emerge.
Given that I’m buried in search data daily, I have insight that many others aren’t regularly monitoring. A few of them are exhibited here on Google Trends. (note: this link is not semantically friendly which leads me to believe this may die at some point. FYI, this link lives currently under the main “google trends” when you visit the homepage).
Examples include these 4 topics which “broke out” in the thousands of percentage points++ on the dates delineated.
Here are my (plausible) prescient thoughts: