Tired of video conferencing? It’s normal

“ Since the start of confinement, I have had three times as many meetings … and I already had quite a few before! Hervé, an IT consultant for a large company, prepares his breakfast with a hands-free kit to answer the first meeting in the morning, and continues the videoconferences almost without interruption until the […]

Digital, a transitional containment solution for orchestras

Thanks to videoconferencing, confined musicians keep visibility and contact with their audience. By Christian Merlin The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra performed on March 20Ode to Joy by Beethoven. Youtube Capture Like the whole world of culture, the orchestral planet very quickly took the digital fold to maintain a certain visibility. The first to take the initiative […]

South Korea launches sports season despite Covid-19

Rarely has a baseball showdown between SK Wyverns and the Hanwha Eagles garnered so much attention. The latter’s 5-2 defeat on Tuesday at a Munhak stadium in Incheon behind closed doors, but a national victory for South Korea, the second country most affected by Covid-19 in late February, which now celebrates the opening of the […]

The media learned about the cancellation of the video conference of the G20 countries due to a dispute between the United States and China :: Politics :: RBC

The reason for the postponement of the second video call with the participation of the leaders of the G20 countries was the disagreement of Washington and Beijing over the WHO, writes SCMP. China opposed US initiative to check coronavirus organization action Photo: South Korea Presidential Blue House / AP The video conference with the G20 […]

Aid to Africa: what the Chinese masks hide

It is raining masks on the African continent. Six million donated by the Jack Ma foundation, the boss-billionaire of the Alibaba e-commerce platform, one million by the Huajian group, a global shoe manufacturing giant, another million from Huawei, the telecommunications mega-group … All Chinese companies. Upon arrival on African soil, in Addis Ababa, Algiers or […]

Cybersecurity: Hackers Take Advantage of Zoom’s Popularity for Phishing Campaigns

Cybercriminals are trying to deceive Zoom users, while the videoconferencing platform is gaining popularity since the confinement and spread of telework. In March, the number of participants in a Zoom meeting reached over 200 million, compared to 10 million in December. In many cases, it is used by people who work remotely for the first […]

In the United States, employees dismissed by videoconference

406 employees dismissed in a few minutes and remotely: this was the expeditious result of a videoconference to which the American employees of the start-up Bird, which offers scooters for hire, were invited on March 27. a particular method for ” say goodbye to some of our family members According to the formula of its […]

At war with boredom: Melvillian gangs, bumblebees and a “Te Deum”

With manly jaw clenches When it comes to nominating a filmmaker’s best film, the discussions come alive. But when the Melville file arrives, everyone is silent, taken aback. Faced with the monolithic filmography of the master of the French thriller, can we really choose? Instinctively, many will respond the Samurai, it’s obvious. Before replacing it […]

WHO: a first role undermined by “every man for himself”

Wash your hands, maintain social distance, and above all “Test, test, test”. There are three of them, every day at 5.30 p.m., two meters apart, lined up behind a desk at the end of a very long meeting room, which is deserted because it is forbidden to access. There is the director general, the Ethiopian […]