June 2020

  • What I’m Watching – “Journey to My Boy” (아들에게 가는 길)

    This is a movie about disability (both parents are deaf), and the cruelties of children. The director (Choi Wi-an) has a careful and steady eye for detail, and some of the scenes were beautiful. There is a saying in Korean that “a love between a parent and child is like a river, because it only flows in one direction.” Here, the mother (Kim Eun-ju as Bo-hyun) loves her son as much as she hates her own mother for cruelties inflicted on her as a deaf child. But those cruelties were borne of love. And Bo-hyun’s desperate need for

  • Tech Note to Self: Zoom

    When scheduling meetings on Zoom, if you wish to change the default settings (e.g. Video > Host from “Off” to “On”), you have to change it from the web interface. On a Mac, open the Zoom app and go to: Preferences > Profile > View Advanced Features.