Posts Tagged ‘remote interpreting’

So here’s the camera…

February 18, 2010

A few months ago (and posts ago), I promised to myself I would acquire a webcam for the purposes of remote interpreting. Here’s a list of a few things I learned:

  • It is probably best that I don’t focus too much on how I look on camera. I spent too much time obsessing about a zit or two (or seven) and trying to find a “good” side.
  • I am going to have to get good with this thing before I actually rely on it for actual interpreting.
  • The packaging for the camera? Huge. The actual camera, now affixed to my monitor? Tiny. It fits in the palm of my hand.

Videos soon to follow.

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The parents are gone! (sniff!)

August 22, 2009

My parents’ visit came to an end too soon.

And I don’t say this just because on more than one occasion they picked up the tab for dinner or because my mother scrubbed out my refrigerator (Yes, I know I mentioned this before. Sue me). I miss their presence. Their witty conversation. The fact that they love me and encourage me to pursue my new career goal. s remain as usual.

Since my last posting, I had one interpreting gig, which went OK. I can’t remember if I wore the Pantsuit of Justice or if I managed to assemble some other Outfit of Justice that was more appropriate for the weather.

And in other news…it has been suggested that I acquire a webcam in order to do remote interpreting. I am going to look into that.