Join, leave, rejoin: The virtual mess that Zoom, Microsoft, Google, Cisco et al. are in.


Work-from-home moved boardroom meetings to our homes and computers. But video-meet platforms haven’t lived up to the challenge. Despite improved technologies, most video platforms, barring a few, have not been able to offer a seamless experience. Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and others are all still trying to get better. Among all this, what did Zoom do differently?

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was condemned to roll a huge boulder up a hill till eternity by Zeus. We are no myth. But working remotely in a digital set-up with virtual-networking platforms faltering every now and then, makes us appear no less than Sisyphus, with only one difference — we connect, reconnect, and reconnect every now and then.Ever wondered how a video conference would be like where you do not get to hear, ‘no audio’, ‘no video’,

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