Nice family meet-up online today. Good to see everyone (plus a few others not pictured here) squeezed between Christmas and New Year! Wonder when we'll all be together in person next?
Modern technology seems to get more and more unbelievable, year after year, month after month. If you had told me 5 years ago ago that I - sitting in South West China - would be able to have a video chat with my brother while he walks his dog in the British countryside, listening to me on speakers built into his hat, I would have said you'd been watching too much science-fiction!
And then tonight, I shall be watching England play football in Qatar on Chinese TV, streamed to my laptop, while simultaneously listening to BBC commentary on my phone (using a Virtual Private Network to get round China blocking the BBC) - and all LIVE!
And my university lessons are all online too! Crazy!
Nee-naw vroom zoom...
Really lovely to catch up with all the family on a Christmas/New Year Zoom today. We were even joined by my nephew Josh from the ambulance where he is a trainee paramedic! Online meeting technology has come such a long way over the COVID period.
Paul Hider lives and works in Kunming (SW China) and regularly updates this blog about his life there.
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