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Business Extra: What has the coronavirus taught us about our digital capabilities?

Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner are joined by Leon Smith, founder of crypto asset exchange DEX

The future of work, trade and commerce is in sharp focus as the implications of the global effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus shows how we are falling short of being digitally equipped enough to keep regular levels of activity going through crises — health or otherwise — which we should expect to happen regularly in a more interconnected world. We should potentially expect a surge in investment in digital capabilities and technologies that will make every company resilient and nimble enough to shrug off the next outbreak.

In this week's episode, Mustafa Alrawi, assistant editor in chief at The National, and Kelsey Warner, future editor, are joined by Leon Smith, founder of crypto asset exchange DEX, to discuss what type of a role crypto assets play in our digital future.

In this episode:

Are we digitally capable enough for a crisis? (0m 47s)

Leon Smith on Cryptocurrency and DEX (10m 28s)

Headlines (18m 33s)

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