Coping with COVID-19: Staying Safe, Sane and Entertained

The public health imperative to stay home has introduced new challenges on a wide scale for mental health, maintaining cybersecurity in our virtual world, and for those with extra time, occupying oneself with home entertainment. In a program dedicated to some of the practical realities of this period, learn key steps to keep your computer and identity safe, discover support systems like the practical application of Eastern and Western philosophy, and consider how world cinema can counter isolation, and isolationism, by connecting us with others and ourselves.

Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau

Guests: Jerry Carlson, Professor of Media and Communication Arts in CCNY’s Division of Humanities and the Arts; Louis Marinoff, Professor of Philosophy in CCNY’s Division of Humanities and the Arts; Tarek N. Saadawi, Professor of Electrical Engineering in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering, director of CCNY’s Center for Information Networking and Telecommunications, and Co-Founder and Co-Director of CCNY’s new Cybersecurity master’s program.

Recorded: May 22, 2020

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