PR Newswire: NotForgotten Announces Free Video Archives to Record the Real History of the COVID-19 Pandemic (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: NotForgotten Announces Free Video Archives to Record the Real History of the COVID-19 Pandemic (PRESS RELEASE). “NotForgotten enables users to capture stories, significant life events and journal them through an easy-to-use app interface. NotForgotten is inviting the general public to contribute to a future, accurate record of history. People can share their personal experience of the COVID-19 pandemic that will be immortalized for generations to come.”

Mashable: Apple makes video and music software free amid coronavirus pandemic

Mashable: Apple makes video and music software free amid coronavirus pandemic. “Apple has made its professional-grade software for video editing and music making – Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X – free with a 90-day trial. Normally, Final Cut Pro X has a 30-day trial, which has now been extended to 90 days, and works even if you’re already on a 30-day trial. And Logic Pro X, which didn’t have any sort of free trial so far, now gets the 90-day trial option as well.”

Mashable: Drone videos of quarantined cities around the world are both eerie and inspiring

Mashable: Drone videos of quarantined cities around the world are both eerie and inspiring. “It’s like something out of a disaster film: deserted streets, empty sidewalks, boarded-up storefronts. But unlike all the zombie and alien-invasion movies that preceded them, the real photos and videos showing quarantined cities from around the world suggest the possibility of a hopeful future. Humanity is self-isolating, social distancing, and, yes, quarantining in an effort to beat back the coronavirus. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the drone videos are as surreal as the experience itself.”

CNN: YouTube to reduce video quality worldwide to ease strain on internet networks

CNN: YouTube to reduce video quality worldwide to ease strain on internet networks. “Videos on YouTube will now default to standard definition for all users worldwide, a step down from the typical high definition that users normally see. The move is aimed at easing the burden on internet infrastructure as lockdowns and other emergency policies have kept millions at home.”

Religion News Service: New website shares lists of multi-faith online worship services during pandemic

Religion News Service: New website shares lists of multi-faith online worship services during pandemic. “The Online Faith Collective was announced Friday and launched Saturday, with dozens of faith communities sharing their worship services – and more are flooding in. ‘With the new reality of closings, faith leaders are finding ways to reach out safely to support and grow their communities through online worship,’ said Rev. Marian Edmonds-Allen, creator of the project.”

ZDNet: 24 video conferencing tips to go from telecommuting zero to hero

ZDNet: 24 video conferencing tips to go from telecommuting zero to hero. “Over the years, I’ve done innumerable video conferences, webinars, and calls. But every time I’m still a little nervous. Here are battle-tested ways I and some friends and colleagues have found to do well at video — or, at least, not mess up too badly.”