COVID-19 in Boston

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What tech space was traumatically impacted by a single night of riots specific to Tremont St. and the Common?

Justify, please. You wouldn't want to be accused of slipping in some red-meat distraction bait.
i mean a consideration on tech right now is that there have been huge layoffs in the sector and from what i've heard there's a lot of shadow vacancy right now in CBD as a result of that. A lot of the "knowledge" economy in boston could get whacked if the VCs retrench and reconsider viable investment opportunities. I mean when i think of my friends from business school who went to join startups out of school 5+ years ago you'd hear the business plan and think "jeez how the heck is that ever going to work" but there's a ton of froth in that market so people were getting funded. it'll be an interesting ride for boston if the cash spigot gets shut off on tech / tech start ups need to move out of the city to cheaper options because there's not a fund with an unlimited check book behind them willing to front the losses for years until they hit viability.
 

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i mean a consideration on tech right now is that there have been huge layoffs in the sector and from what i've heard there's a lot of shadow vacancy right now in CBD as a result of that. A lot of the "knowledge" economy in boston could get whacked if the VCs retrench and reconsider viable investment opportunities. I mean when i think of my friends from business school who went to join startups out of school 5+ years ago you'd hear the business plan and think "jeez how the heck is that ever going to work" but there's a ton of froth in that market so people were getting funded. it'll be an interesting ride for boston if the cash spigot gets shut off on tech / tech start ups need to move out of the city to cheaper options because there's not a fund with an unlimited check book behind them willing to front the losses for years until they hit viability.
Oh, I don't disagree at all about the COVID uncertainty. Just asking for some justification on how the unrelated one-night riots that took place not-at-all near a major tech employment neighborhood play into that, since the poster in question is no stranger to slipping an incongruent trollbait whoopee cushion in for the lulz. One of those things was definitely not like the other.
 

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Oh, I don't disagree at all about the COVID uncertainty. Just asking for some justification on how the unrelated one-night riots that took place not-at-all near a major tech employment neighborhood play into that, since the poster in question is no stranger to slipping an incongruent trollbait whoopee cushion in for the lulz. One of those things was definitely not like the other.
yea, couldn't tell you the one night riots have absolutely nothing to do with the broader economy. it's not like everyone moved out of downtown when occupy wall street started (then turned into like a 6 month long homeless encampment)
 

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