Tech

Employees at global software firm Zoho have turned the company’s Austin headquarters into a fully functioning farm. It’s become a respite during the pandemic, and could serve as a model for a new way of working.

When international software company Zoho bought 360 acres of land outside of Austin, Texas, the plan was to build a new headquarters for its 150 local employees. But when a group of Zoho employees drove out to check out the land in February, they decided to do something totally different: […]
Employees at global software firm Zoho have turned the company’s Austin headquarters into a fully functioning farm. It’s become a respite during the pandemic, and could serve as a model for a new way of working.
Lifestyle

I took a virtual drawing class taught by professors for $75 — and while I enjoyed it and would take it again, I understand why college students don’t want to spend another semester online

I took a $US75 virtual drawing class taught by college professors. The class made me long for my college years, but some elements of the undergraduate experience were missing, which made me thankful I finished school before the pandemic. I missed meeting my classmates and professors in the same space, […]
I took a virtual drawing class taught by professors for $75 — and while I enjoyed it and would take it again, I understand why college students don’t want to spend another semester online
Tech

Big tech has so heavily invaded Austin, Texas, that the capital city now has its own $1 million neighbourhood. Here’s what it’s like in the affluent and exclusive Barton Creek district

Austin, Texas, has its first $US1 million neighbourhood, according to a Trulia report published in November. The neighbourhood of Barton Creek now boasts a median real estate value of at least $US1 million. As the tech industry’s presence continues to grow in the capital city, Barton Creek will only be […]
Big tech has so heavily invaded Austin, Texas, that the capital city now has its own $1 million neighbourhood. Here’s what it’s like in the affluent and exclusive Barton Creek district