Interviewing (and Teaching): Tips and Tricks for Academics to Improve their Audio and Video - WORK IN PROGRESS
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.
I realize it's been some time since I last posted about my model of the Clopton chantry chapel. Unfortunately, I've run into a bit of a problem with the second portion of the walkthrough. I wanted to be able to step you through the process of creating the model, but I've realized that my current hardware cannot actually create the model at a better quality than what already exists without the software crashing. I have started to do so -- a process that takes several days to a week of rendering time depending on the particular machine -- several times with no luck. When I started the rece
As I write this, I am in College Station, Texas, where I’ll be for the next year while my spouse finishes up her degree. So in some ways, writing the post about the peripatetic life was a bit premature, as was the photo project. I’ll still keep the section up on the site, but it will be more sporadic (as it has been for the last couple of months) and the last major door changes were during my trip down here from Hamilton and did not lend themselves to pictures. Instead, I’ll take pictures of things I consider of interest.