Coronavirus News Fatigue Is Officially Setting In

Coronavirus News Fatigue Is Officially Setting In

When confronted with a calamity that demands we stay home the majority of the time, it’s only natural that many of us have resorted to reading the news. Wired UKThis story originally appeared on WIRED UK.Throughout March, we watched and surfed ceaselessly. The Guardian received 2.17 billion page views, an increase of more than 750…

The National Emergency Library and Its Discontents

The National Emergency Library and Its Discontents

Storyline Online has always been a beautiful idea—short videos of brilliant actors reading children’s picture books, enhanced by modest visual and sound effects. In the age of pandemic, with families confined morning, noon, and night, it is a godsend. One video, of Someone Loves You, Mr. Hatch as brought to life by Hector Elizondo, particularly…

Want to Ditch Zoom? Jitsi Offers an Open-Source Alternative

Want to Ditch Zoom? Jitsi Offers an Open-Source Alternative

From meetings and parties to dates, we all live in videoconferencing apps now. But after a series of privacy and security snafus at Zoom, which has become practically synonymous with videoconferencing during the Covid-19 pandemic, many organizations and individuals are wondering what service is safest for our conversations.Emil Ivov says you shouldn’t have to trust…

Nvidia’s GeForce Now will lose access to titles from Xbox Game Studios and Warner Bros.

Nvidia’s GeForce Now will lose access to titles from Xbox Game Studios and Warner Bros.

Nvidia’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service is losing access to more titles later this month, the company announced on Monday. Starting April 24th, GeForce Now will no longer be able to play titles from Microsoft’s Xbox Game Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Codemasters, and Klei Entertainment. Without Xbox Game Studios, GeForce Now can’t access popular…