Will any good come out of the coronavirus?
I think it may be like a war or other drivers of innovation. Every day I on my news feed, I see reports of clothes manufacturers diverting their activity to making surgical scrubs but also companies, individuals, schools coming up with ideas for 3D printing devices to help make protective visors or components for ventilators or equipment.
One upon a time our tools were stones and bones and sticks, then we moved on to bronze then iron. Wood can be put to a lot of purposes but it requires its own tools depending on what you want to do with it. Metals require even more complicated tools and equipment to work ...