Using nonverbal cues like hand gestures can help make communicating over video more effective.
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Two strategies can make videoconferencing as effective as meeting face to face, or even better.
Can we say goodbye to Zoom yet? Not quite.
Zoom shares tumbled with the announcement of a vaccine - but reactive markets don’t reflect people’s desire to keep working from home
The six-month extension to Medicare-funded telehealth has given us time to gather more evidence and think beyond surviving the pandemic. We can do more with telehealth.
Life online isn’t ideal, but it is manageable.
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From setting passwords to cultivating patience, a mindful approach to virtual working, studying and socializing can make life online manageable.
Many people feel some form of anxiety when speaking in front of others. That includes taking part in video hook-ups for work or study thanks to coronavirus restrictions.
Enforced working from home during the pandemic levelled the playing field between remote and office-based workers.
Amid the global work-from-home phenomenon, what a presenter says carries more weight than ever.
As workplace meetings move from offices to living rooms in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, what people say – absent nonverbal communication – is more important than ever.
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The pandemic has intensified online learning, but educators are struggling to keep students engaged. Faculty members from the National University of Singapore offer three strategies to overcome this.
The Zoom boom means more work for you.
Our brains have to work hard to deal with difficult and unexpected noise.
Smile for the camera.
Lots of research shows why video calls are mentally and emotionally taxing.
Spot the intruder.
Do you need a new video conferencing provider?
Video chats can ease social isolation for older adults.
Even before COVID-19, older adults were vulnerable to isolation and loneliness. Video conferencing apps can ease this. Here are some tips to help make that happen.
As the pandemic moves us indoors, it’s time to reconsider our understanding of ‘screen time’ – especially since we’re relying on our devices now more than ever.
Face to face, virtually.
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Zoom’s privacy and security shortcomings are just the latest videoconferencing vulnerabilities. Knowing each platform’s risks can help people avoid many of the downsides of virtual gatherings.
‘Zoombombing’ trolls have started to infiltrate virtual meetings - bombarding unsuspecting victims with racist and sexist speech and in some cases, pornographic imagery.
U.S. courts use videoconferencing, but relatively rarely.
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Compared to many other advanced countries, both federal and state court systems in the United States are behind in using videoconferencing in court settings.
Remote working is about to surge as companies around the world advise employees to stay away in response to the coronavirus outbreak. But nothing beats the effectiveness of face-to-face interactions.
The movie ‘Children of Men,’ based on the book of the same name by P.D. James, shows how people come together in a tragedy.
The end of times, and any small-scale apocalypse, has a special quality: that of distilling what is important from what is superficial and unnecessary.
Consolations of the lone business treveller.
The world’s airport business lounges might be even more peaceful and relaxing this year as companies decide to rein in spending on travel. Budgets have been squeezed by airline and hotel pricing trends…