Living Well: Connecting but not really communicating on Zoom

Zoom has become the moniker of our pandemic times.
Zoom has become the moniker of our pandemic times. PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - I am ready to admit, I'm all Zoomed out. Life is now governed by webinars, live streaming, online performances, lectures and panel discussions, all via Zoom.

A few months ago, who could have imagined an orchestra of musicians playing a symphony together from separate locations, a virtual dinner with friends or visiting an art gallery in the same manner. Weddings and birthday parties, home schooling or spiritual retreats, theatre visits, church services or medical consultations - we are all working, studying, teaching, praying and playing from home via Zoom.

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