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Lockdown, loneliness, and love machines: Economist Noreena Hertz’s new book unpicks our troubled relationship with tech

Summary List Placement Speaking down the line from her north London home in Primrose Hill, it’s not immediately clear if lockdown affected Noreena Hertz much at all. “I’d effectively been in self-isolation for two years already,” she says. “I really do tend to shut the world out when I’m writing.” Once dubbed “one of the […]

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Life was already challenging for student parents; COVID-19 made it much more difficult

Andrea Newmarker poses at the College of Southern Nevada, Henderson campus, on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Henderson, Nevada. Newmarker returned to school to become a dialysis technician. | David Becker, for the Deseret News The pandemic halted many resources that student parents need to succeed: on-campus child care centers, in-person study groups, internet access […]