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As he was defending his dissertation, Dennis Johnson's Zoom video conference was interrupted by an unknown intruder. Johnson hopes his bad experience will bring better protections to the platform.
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David Roode and his wife, a concert pianist, have done some recording while on lockdown in Cincinnati. And they've tapped into savings they typically rely on during the slower summer months.
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Beverly Pickering goofs around with client Bella the husky. Pickering's dog walking and pet sitting business relies on people traveling. People aren't doing that much these days.
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Employees assemble motors at a Mercedes-Benz factory in Stuttgart, Germany, on Wednesday. The German government pays much of laid-off workers' salaries for up to 12 months during economic crises.
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A coding student takes a course on the computer programming language COBOL in 1997 ahead of the Y2K computer meltdown. The coronavirus pandemic has created a dearth of programmers who know how to operate in the pre-Internet coding language.
Producers have kept pumping oil, even if they're not making money, partly because wells — once shut down — can be difficult to get back up and running. Here, a pump jack operates at Willow Springs Park in Long Beach, Calif.
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Miguel Diaz hands out unemployment applications to people in their vehicles on April 8 in Hialeah, Fla. Black, Latino and Asian American workers have lost jobs at a faster clip than white employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
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