Quarantine has changed us — and it’s not all bad

Quarantine has changed us — and it’s not all bad

Cities are reopening. Lockdowns are lifting. And some people are starting to feel they can glimpse a return, however slow and partial, back to “normal.” But the pandemic has changed us. Although being on lockdown has been pretty grueling on balance, the surprise is that…

The pandemic changed my mind about Peloton 

The pandemic changed my mind about Peloton 

Eight months ago, Peloton, the at-home digital exercise company, released a much-maligned holiday commercial. In the ad, a man gets his beautiful wife (known only as “Grace from Boston”) a Peloton bike for Christmas. She uses it every day, recording each ride, and then splices…

South Korea just changed a longstanding military law for the sake of BTS

South Korea just changed a longstanding military law for the sake of BTS

Just a day after BTS made Billboard history (for the nth time), the South Korean government made a little fuss. On December 1, the National Assembly changed a long-standing law regarding compulsory military service in order to provide a brief respite for the artists and…

How lockdown has changed work, and the future of working from home

How lockdown has changed work, and the future of working from home

People across the country are returning to their workplaces as Government advice on working from home changes and the furlough scheme winds down. At the peak of the pandemic, 9.5million people were furloughed and around 50 per cent of people were working from home –…