Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Zoom can now train its A.I. using some customer data, according to updated terms

Zoom's update comes amid growing public debate on the extent to which AI services should be trained on individuals' data.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Why Staring at Screens Is Making Your Eyeballs Elongate—and How to Stop It

How much extra time on screen have you had recently? It may be causing nearsightedness—but there’s hope for reversing it.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Zoom Hiders: What Does It Cost Them? | Workplace Coach Blog

Zoom Hiders: Camera Shy or Disengaged? What it costs hiders & how managers can get the video cams on.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

I Tried ‘Eye Yoga’ to Relieve the Strain WFH Is Putting on My Eyes—Here’s What Happened

Could completing ‘eye yoga’ on a daily basis protect your eyes from the impact of increased screen use while WFH? One writer gave it a go.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Why Americans Are Leaving Downtowns in Droves - The Atlantic

The rise of remote work has snipped the tether between home and office, allowing many white-collar workers to move out of high-cost cities.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Zoom and Doom CEO fires 900 Employees over Zoom . . . When Senior Managers Lie & What to Do ABout it | Workplace Coach Blog

Doom and Zoom CEO fires 900 employees in a 3 minute Zoom, what to do if you work for a senior manager who lies

Psychology | Personality

Zoom dysmorphia is following us into the real world | WIRED UK

Eighteen months of using front-facing cameras has distorted our self-image – and a new study reveals that the effects aren't going away easily

Science & Technology | Tech

Zoom Escaper lets you sabotage your own meetings with audio problems, crying babies, and more - The Verge

Had enough Zoom meetings? Free app Zoom Escaper will help you self-sabotage your next video call with audio problems and sound effects. Choose from crying babies, construction noises, unwanted echoes, and more to gift yourself with a reason to drop the ca

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Stanford: 'Zoom fatigue' is real and now we know what causes it

It's not your imagination -- all those hours of video calls take a toll on your body and brain that regular office work doesn't. Now scientists say they know why.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Zoom Meetings a Train Wreck & Yikes, Breastfeeding? - Workplace Coach Blog

Effective Zoom meetings and breastfeeding on Zoomn

Business & Finance | Business

3 reasons why almost every VC investor passed on Zoom

When Zoom was raising a Series A round back in 2012, dozens of institutional VC firms passed on it. What can entrepreneurs learn from these reasons?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to Make Connections With Co-workers at a New Remote Job

Try these tips to bond with your new teammates at your job, even if it’s over Zoom.

Business & Finance | Business

Tech: Why innovation isn’t happening over Zoom

Online collaboration tools are full of friction that inhibit the exchange of ideas; they don't facilitate collaboration and invention the way face-to-face contact does.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Zoom finally rolls out end-to-end encryption, but you have to enable it

Zoom made good on a promise to beef up the security of its video-conference calls. Here's how to enable end-to-end encryption.

Science & Technology | Technology

Zoom admits to shutting down activist accounts at the request of the Chinese government

Zoom, the wildly successful video chat service that has been a ubiquitous feature of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, said that it shut down three accounts at the request of the Chinese government for holding memorials for the victims of China’s violent

Science & Technology | Technology

Download video chat backgrounds from your favorite MeTV shows

Use these classic television sets to jazz up your calls in Zoom, Microsoft Teams and more!

Music | Music

Jazz Musician Reggie Workman, 82, Played With John Coltrane, Can’t Wait to Play Again, And Is Tired Of Zoom

Jazz musician Reggie Workman played with John Coltrane, won a Guggenheim at 82, and can’t wait to get back to rehearsal after the coronavirus pandemic.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon Prime Video releases Zoom backgrounds for 'Fleabag,' 'Maisel,' and more

Amazon Prime Video created Zoom backgrounds for fan-favorite shows like "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Fleabag," and more.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Zoom admits it doesn’t have 300 million users, corrects misleading claims - The Verge

Zoom quietly updated a blog post earlier this month that claimed it had 300 million users. After The Verge spotted the edit, Zoom admitted the error and issued a statement to explain the confusion. It means that rivals like Microsoft and Google are a lot

Business & Finance | Business

Clever Zoom Backgrounds For Your Next Meeting | Inc.

Brands are giving us Zoom backgrounds that can place us anywhere from a Paris chateau to the Iron Throne. These are among some of the top looks out there.

Science & Technology | Tech

Zoom just got a killer feature to beat every video call app

Zoom calls are about to give the video conferencing service a serious edge over Google Hangouts and Microsoft Teams with real-time meeting transcription.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Decades Before Zoom, The Rebbe Used Interactive Video to Connect the World

In 1989, the “Chanukah Live” program showed that satellite technology can advance connectedness, peace and unity

Science & Technology | Technology

Zoom is different on your phone, so here’s when to use it

While social distancing you have some choices when it comes to video calls on the Zoom app, like deciding to use your laptop or mobile phone.

Science & Technology | Tech

Zoom admits some calls were routed through China by mistake | TechCrunch

The company said it's fixed the issue, but won't say how many users are affected.

Science & Technology | Tech

Zoom announces 90-day feature freeze to fix privacy and security issues

Zoom is giving itself 90 days to fix the problems that have been raised recently

Science & Technology | Tech

Zoom's iOS app is sending your data to Facebook, because privacy is a myth

Zoom’s video conferencing app has grown more popular than ever lately, while people are staying home to flatten the curve. But you should know that there’s a major privacy concern with the service. Last night, Vice reported that Zoom‘s iOS app is nonconse

Science & Technology | Tech News

Zoom Became the Most Important App in the Business World Overnight. Here Are 5 Reasons Why

Everyone is using the video conferencing platform right now. The reasons why are a lesson for every business.

Science & Technology | Technology

Zoom Mac app flaw sparks serious security concerns—and it’s up to you to fix it | Macworld

Researcher discovers vulnerability in Zoom app that could allow a website to access your Mac's camera.

Science & Technology | Technology

Serious Zoom security flaw could let websites hijack Mac cameras

Security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh has publicly disclosed a serious zero day vulnerability for the Zoom video conferencing app on Macs. He has demonstrated that any website can open up a Zoom call on a Mac with the camera on. That’s possible in part

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘The Flash’ Boss on Shocking Zoom Reveal: ‘He Played Them All’

Spoiler warning: Do not read on unless you’ve seen “The Flash” Season 2, Episode 15, titled “King Shark.” Fans have been speculating about the identity of “The Flash’s” villainous Zoom since Season 2 began, but the truth proved to be even

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘The Flash': Figuring Out the Mystery Behind Zoom

We still don't know the true identity of the big bad from this season of 'The Flash,' but do have some theories.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Flash: Zoom Removes His Mask In Intense New Trailer

When it comes to superhero series on The CW, The Flash has to be the most lighthearted, but it knows how to do scary villains. Season 2 baddie Zoom has been a constant threat, as well as a mystery, but this new trailer teases his eventual unmasking.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Flash EP Teases Identity Of Zoom

Who is Zoom? Well, if Team Flash could figure that out now, it might significantly shorten their season.Luckily for fans, that isn't going to happen -- although the mystery that fans have been wondering about from Day One is going to start creeping into t