The pandemic had an unexpected side effect: peak meeting misery. With Shopify's radical announcement last month, the working world wants to know if a future without meetings is even possible.
Zoom, a hallmark of pandemic life, is laying off some 1,300 employees, or about 15% of its workforce. CEO Eric Yuan said he and other executives will take pay cuts and forgo bonuses.
For the anniversary of the kids' TV show, the American Archive of Public Broadcasting has more than 100 episodes set to stream online. Original cast members are celebrating on, you guessed it, Zoom.
Burnout in investment banking has been a problem, but the pandemic has made it worse. A handful of firms are responding by offering extra perks and more pay. But more money may not be the answer.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the Zoom meeting a fixture of our lives — and even our deaths. As gatherings became unsafe, funeral businesses have shifted much of what they do online.
So many people who are working from home are feeling burnt out these days. Shaking things up and finding moments of joy could help us put energy back into our work.
When their memoir writing class transitioned to Zoom, these seniors found a closer connection than ever. "There's an intimacy to Zoom that we never would have anticipated," says Adellar Greenhill.
Technology let us see and be with each other even when we couldn't do it in person. How did a Silicon Valley upstart beat out the tech powerhouses in video conferencing?
The videoconferencing app banned a Palestinian activist who is a member of a U.S.-designated terrorist group. Now, the company's policies are being questioned.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the effect of a lack of actual human interaction as social distancing and work-from-home wears on.
Draining. Awful. Those are the words being used to describe virtual meetings. "What we as human beings need, want, seek ... is human contact," says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
The videoconferencing company is seeing surging demand — and profit — as so much of daily life goes virtual during the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists from around the world are writing the next major United Nations climate report. Summarizing the state of the atmosphere without meeting in person is as hard as it sounds.