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Hacks as old as time (Photo: David Murphy)

How to Show Documents Easily With Your Laptop’s Webcam

Teachers create the best hacks. Full stop. No argument. The clever ways they go about managing the number of kids they oversee — and getting around the limitations of old equipment that often isn’t well maintained — always surprise and delight me. And today’s trending trick for sharing documents via…

Our 13 Favourite (Mostly Free) Games to Play Over Video Chat

I woke up this morning and suddenly realised that I had yet another game night scheduled for tonight with my friends. That’s just what our quarantine lives have become: endless game nights, during which we’re always trying to find something new that works well over Zoom / Facebook / Google…

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How to Block Rickrolls on Zoom

Nowadays, it feels like Zoom is never going to give us up, remote working is never going to let us down, and we’re never going to run around anywhere again, because we’ll be stuck in a quarantine for another year. And if that’s as much Rick Astley as you need…