Much like what everyone in showbiz from Lady Gaga to Lang Lang seems to be doing, school-age music students are using apps and software to play instruments and sing together.
Researchers were organising an academic conference in Greece. Then COVID-19 hit.
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.
Zoom-bombing disrupts people's use of the Zoom platform for work, study and socializing. Zoom-bombing events have included racist and misogynist attacks on users.
Excessive screen use has been linked to addictive behaviours, changes in mood, increased stress and difficulty sleeping - here's how to take a break.
#WFH? It seems a lot of people have quickly become used to it.
Around the world, choirs have been linked to coronavirus super-spreader events. Online choirs can provide many of the same benefits, while protecting our health.
The Zoom boom means more work for you.
Our brains have to work hard to deal with difficult and unexpected noise.
Lots of research shows why video calls are mentally and emotionally taxing.
Feeling tired after endless Zoom meetings? You're not alone. Research suggests video calls increase our cognitive load compared with face-to-face meetings.
Do you need a new video conferencing provider?
We can't go to the theatre but some creative theatre groups are bringing it to us, via Zoom.
Had an international pandemic struck 20 years ago, it could have been so much worse.
Social media has become a virtual lifeline during the COVID-19 crisis. How people in isolation are using Zoom and other platforms goes against the notion that social media makes us more anti-social.
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.
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.
How much data are you using when streaming lectures? What camera do you need? And what's a VPN? Here are some handy tips to be technologically prepared for your virtual university experience.