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Blended in-person/virtual meetings, weddings, birthday parties, whisky tastings, and more

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How video chat entered the uncanny valley of sociality in the pandemic

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You can use it today

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And—perhaps most importantly—how to turn it off


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The lessons I’ve learned in 2020 as a university professor

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Where will they end up?


The mall is forbidden, laps are unwelcome, and this year’s St. Nick memories will be virtual

SantaSnaps is one of many websites this year offering personalized video messages or Zoom calls with Santa Claus. Photo: SantaSnaps.com


Or for $57 if you’re really cheap

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Look like a pro on video calls when it counts

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