"You may have received an email similar to the one I recently received.
It was from a small music venue that I’ve been to several times over the
past year. It employs bartenders, security guards, doormen, managers,
production and marketing staff, and as a result of the coronavirus, is
now looking at a potential two-month closure of its business. The venue
has asked for money from patrons to try to make up for anticipated lost
income. It will be bringing in exactly zero money during that time frame
(possibly longer), and because of that is not in a position to pay its
people. So the venue’s owners created a GoFundMe page, and are asking
Via Kevin O'Brien, who wrote "The idea the individual charity is enough
has a problem: it does not scale."
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics