Facebook’s Portal Device Can Now Do Zoom Calls

Facebook’s Portal Device Can Now Do Zoom Calls

Portal, Facebook’s device for making video calls that doubles as a digital picture frame, has had a strange run. Launched in the wake of multiple policy scandals that rocked the company, the device has gone from being treated suspiciously by critics to being more widely adopted by people desperate to communicate with other humans during…

Parenting in the Age of the Pandemic Pod

Parenting in the Age of the Pandemic Pod

As the parent of a kindergartener, I’ve watched schools across the country implement their opening plans with a mix of horror and fascination. They differ widely from state to state, county to county, and even district to district. But most of these plans will involve some form of remote schooling.This poses a problem for working…