Not to mention the reverse: with video, all of a sudden, I have to care how I look, what I'm wearing, what's visible in the background, etc. Gah, what a pain.
So while there are definitely positive aspects to video calls, and it's great that they're an option, no way should they be the default, either technically (the default state of the app) or "societally" (i.e., what people expect, with audio-only being taken as a sign of something suspicious).
One reason I don't use Google hangouts more often is simply that: it defaults to video, and requires specific action to turn that off. Don't do that shit.
I'm not saying definitively that it's pseudo-science, but it does quack a lot like it.
Chest workouts use pushing movements, which encourage you to round your shoulders forward. Pulling movements, such as pullups or deadlifts encourage you to bring your shoulders back.
So dignity is just for the masculine? It's not masculine to pick up dry cleaning? Is this what the tech community needs? More gender stratification? This is a disgusting article that makes nobody look good.
Or with "who gives a fuck." No, I've got it: if anyone asks whether something is emasculating, the correct answer is "who gives a fuck." misuba's law. You're welcome.