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Zoom Is a Nightmare. So Why Is Everyone Still Using It?

And will we keep using it when all of this is over?

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SSince the coronavirus started spreading, our little computer and phone cameras have become windows from our isolation, looking into other people’s lives, catching glimpses of pets, children, and spouses in the background of video calls. I find these moments deeply humanizing…




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