Welcome to a whole new virtual world

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A dynamic living space

The fish-tank is supposed to be a calming yet enlivening feature in interior decorating …

Meetings

Being in an online videoconferencing meeting will be familiar to many adults …

Zoombombackground

Many people, academics and otherwise, live in mortal terror of being zoombombed …

Doorways

A doorway is an excellent and fitting feature to include in your virtual teaching space …

Doors

A door can be a nice neutral background …

Idylls

It’s a small step …

The idealised background

A first historical pattern to be observed, among humanities academics, was when we replaced what was actually behind us with an image of a marvellous library …

The obvious background

The obvious choice of background, for an academic whose workplace has moved into the virtual zoomworld, would be the actual physical space that they are now using for their academic work …

Introduction

I started collecting potential Zoom backgrounds in early April 2020. Here are some highlights, and some experimental lowlights …