What If Working From Home Goes on forever?


Beyond the feverish pace of online work, employees are experiencing some problems specific to video what has popularly come to be called Zoom fatigue. In late March I spoke via Zoom to Jessica Lindl, a vice president at Unity, a company that makes software for creating and operating interactive 3-D environments. Before the pandemic, Unity’s 3,700-person staff conducted about 10,000 Zoom calls a month. They were now doing five times as many. She was impressed by how productive Unity’s employees had been they launched a new, 25,000-student online training class in the middle of the pandemic.

What If Working From Home Goes on forever?, Clive Thompson in The New York Times