Can You Gather With God Over Zoom?

Quakerism goes virtual, offering an intimate window into silent worship.

3-D Sound and a Zoom Apocalypse: The Plays That Come to Life Online

SHEFFIELD, England — There’s a voice inside your head, and it’s telling you the story of a man who went into the Amazon and came out with a new understanding of human consciousness. It whispers in your left ear, then your right. Then it seems to take up residence right inside you..

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Blessing.

Salah-Deen Fouathia, an eighth grader at Voice Charter School in Queens, was struggling in school. It was hard to pay attention. Math was a challenge. His grades in health class weren’t great.
So when the pandemic closed all schools, reducing his classes to the size of a screen, ..

Zoom, Xoom, Züm: Why Does Every Start-Up Sound Fast Now?

Zoom, Xoom, Züm: Why Does Every Start-Up Sound Fast Now?An investigation into Zoomd, Zoomi, Zoomy and Zoomies. Also, Zoomin. And Zoomvy and Zoomly. And …
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May 7, 2020, 11:41 a.m. ETOne day this quarantine, who can say which, I encountered the fo..

No, the Best Doesn’t Win

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Facebook has Zoom envy. A zillion companies are trying to eat Netflix’s lunch. Amazon isn’t the best place to shop, but it’s the king.
People — and I’m including myself — tend to overthin..

Zoom’s Biggest Rivals Are Coming for It

Zoom’s Biggest Rivals Are Coming for ItFacebook, Google and other behemoths are training their sights on Silicon Valley’s company of the moment.
More people are regularly using Zoom now as life has moved online. Its rivals are trying to get a piece of the action. Credit…Olivier..

Zoom’s Security Woes Were No Secret to Business Partners Like Dropbox

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Continue reading the main storyZoom’s Security Woes Were No Secret to Business Partners Like DropboxDropbox privately paid top hackers to find bugs in software by the videoconferencing company Zoom, then pressed it to fix them.
The pandemic has turned Zoom into a cru..

The Virus Revealed Our Essential Tech (and Weeded Out the Excess)

It has been weeks since the coronavirus brought our lives to a halt, shutting down our schools, offices and gyms. Stuck at home, we have had nothing but time to reflect on the things that matter.
Consumer technology — most of it, anyway — is low on the list.
That’s right. I’m adm..