Life In The Digital Work-From-Home World
Future Forward: #312

  • Cooking

How older people can use tech to stay healthy and connected while avoiding coronavirus
https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/3/19/21185746/covid-19-seniors-apps-amazon-skype-food-delivery

Quarantine Pizza! this chef livestreaming cooking classes

Quarantine Baking – article from Eater

  • Learning

What Does Zoom Mean for NYU?
https://nyulocal.com/what-does-zoom-mean-for-nyu-346e9e21b1c

Will Shift to Remote Teaching Be Boon or Bane for Online Learning?
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2020/03/18/most-teaching-going-remote-will-help-or-hurt-online-learning

Change Federal Rules So Colleges Can Survive and Thrive: The Education Department should allow emergency approvals for online degree programs so American institutions can educate international and other students place bound by COVID-19

If you want to teach a course or coach online, Teachable to the rescue. They’re hosting their virtual summit in 3 days.

  • Reading / listening

Libraries Closed for Covid? You Can Get Free E-Books Instead of Paying for Kindle
https://www.washingtonian.com/2020/03/13/heres-how-to-download-library-books-for-free-at-home/

Audible to provide free audiobooks for children & teens during COVID-19 pandemic
https://www.zdnet.com/article/audible-to-provide-free-audiobooks-for-children-teens-during-covid-19-pandemic/

I use Libby and the Brooklyn Public Library to get ebooks. It’s great! Bonus, you can access Lynda.com for free using your Brooklyn Public library membership.

  • Watching

Coronavirus quarantines could be the perfect backdrop for HBO Max, Peacock and Quibi to join the streaming wars
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus-quarantines-could-help-hbo-max-peacock-quibi.html

  • Exercise / Health

Apps To Provide Calm
https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/348528/apps-to-provide-calm.html

Down Dog App is great! And they’re unlocking access til April 1 for their portfolio of fitness apps

Local studios switching to virtual. Yoga Vida in NYC offering live donation-based classes. Schedule here.

Harvard Medical School recommends yoga to deal with COVID-19 anxiety
https://www.theweek.in/news/world/2020/03/16/harvard-medical-school-recommends-yoga-to-deal-with-covid-19-anxiety.html

  • Dating / Relationships

10 Apps to Hang Out with Friends in VR
https://www.roadtovr.com/10-apps-hang-friends-vr/

Dating apps are introducing video chats so you can date during social distancing
https://mashable.com/article/video-chat-dating-apps-coronavirus-covid-19/

True Tales of Quarantines Socializing

We Live in Zoom Now (From the article: ‘We finally figured out what the Z stands for in Gen Z’ lol… teen adoption of zoom is blowing my mind)

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