Pandemic is making UK adults more experimental with their meals- Tempemail

One in six Britons has been sharing pictures of their extravagant lunches on social media – after working from home allowed them to get more creative with the meal. A poll of 2,000 adults found a fifth have become more experimental with their meals after having the opportunity to make Continue Reading

Let’s make sure our personal data works for us – not against us – after the pandemic | Laura Spinney- Tempemail

How is it that we live in a world that is awash with our personal information, where most of us would be shocked if we knew exactly how much we give away about ourselves each day – and yet, when a crisis came along in which that information could have Continue Reading

Uber narrows loss as hunger for food delivery business grows during pandemic | Uber

Uber’s thriving food delivery business, aided by a bump in home deliveries during lockdowns, helped the company counteract a slow quarter for ride-hailing bookings amid the pandemic. The company announced better-than-expected earnings in its first quarter of 2021, despite reporting its ride bookings were flat from the previous quarter and Continue Reading

On social media, memories pop up from a pandemic still going Trust Covid Columbus People Ohio- Tempemail

When the pandemic passed the one-year mark, Lisa Phillips wasn’t exactly eager to walk down memory lane. She had developed symptoms and quarantined with a suspected case of COVID-19 last spring, lost her mother to the disease in July and been hospitalized in November from what she describes as a Continue Reading

Facebook blocked hashtag calling for Narendra Modi to resign over pandemic | Facebook

A hashtag calling for the resignation of the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, was briefly blocked on Facebook on Wednesday, hiding more than 12,000 posts critical of the Indian government as the coronavirus pandemic spirals out of control in the country. Facebook users based in India noted on Twitter that Continue Reading

Photo-sharing is back: how social media has framed the pandemic | Coronavirus- Tempemail

They have flooded in recent days on to Twitter and Facebook, or been shared in excited texts and WhatsApps: photographs of beaming friends and colleagues, delightedly capturing the moment they could at last down a pub garden pint, or have a haircut, or receive a long-awaited vaccine. As Britain has Continue Reading

#MainCharacter: pandemic brings TikTok self-parody to the fore | TikTok- Tempemail

Staring longingly out of a window watching the sunset across the New York skyline, or sitting on a balcony while Summertime Sadness by Lana Del Rey plays softly in the background. These are just a couple examples of a TikTok trend which sees young people act out scenarios and imagine Continue Reading

Seeing stones: pandemic reveals Palantir’s troubling reach in Europe | World news

The 24 March, 2020 will be remembered by some for the news that Prince Charles tested positive for Covid and was isolating in Scotland. In Athens it was memorable as the day the traffic went silent. Twenty-four hours into a hard lockdown, Greeks were acclimatising to a new reality in Continue Reading

How to Vaccinate Against the Poor Password Policy Pandemic – Tempemail

Data breaches remain a constant threat, and no industry or organization is immune from the risks. From Fortune 500 companies to startups, password-related breaches continue to spread seemingly unchecked. As a result of the volume of data breaches and cybersecurity incidents, hackers now have access to a vast swathe of Continue Reading

Sherry Turkle: ‘The pandemic has shown us that people need relationships’ | Psychology

Sherry Turkle, 72, is professor of the social studies of science and technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was one of the first academics to examine the impact of technology on human psychology and society. She has published a series of acclaimed books: her latest, The Empathy Diaries, is Continue Reading