Issues with installing IIIF: what worked for me.

Posted on: Wed, 10/14/2020 - 22:58 By: Matt

I recently had my IIIF server (a Loris installation) collapse on me and quit working properly. It was no longer serving the pages from the manifest as expected, but was serving the first two properly and then just displaying the first image in the manifest for the rest of the links. I suspect that in reality it was really doing that for all of the pages, but I had cached images that I was seeing in my browser so they sometimes looked correct.

Interviewing (and Teaching): Tips and Tricks for Academics to Improve their Audio and Video - WORK IN PROGRESS

Posted on: Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:46 By: Matt

NB: I started this piece originally with the intention of talking about methods to improve your Skype interviews for academic positions, and then the COVID-19 pandemic did two things that necessitate a bit of tweaking. First, it basically froze almost all hiring in the humanities—a lot of the positions I interviewed for have been cancelled or are still very much in flux. Second, it threw a bunch of people into the deep end as far as trying to think about their online presence via video for Zoom interviews, class recordings and the like.

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