[LMB] Tea Party

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 08:16:46 BST 2021


Interesting. I've got to play around with my Zoom app it gets irksome to
use once in a while.

On Mon, Sep 13, 2021, 6:28 PM Agnes Charrel-Berthillier <agnes at charrel.net>
wrote:

> On 9/12/21 20:32, Margaret Dean wrote:
>
> > Yes, and the Zoom image that I see of myself is obviously a mirror image,
> > because when I do something like wave my right hand, my action is
> mirrored
> > on screen; i.e. if it were an actual person facing me, they would be
> waving
> > their left hand. I am not sure why it works that way.
>
> Because people are used to seeing themselves in mirrors, and find
> watching their face the way other people see it subtly disturbing. Which
> is why professional photography software have a mirror setting for
> proofs, why (some) phones flip selfies, and why, by default,
> conferencing software mirrors your video stream (and only yours).
>
> Having done quite a bit exercise classes through Zoom/Google Meet during
> the height of COVID confinement... it can get confusing ("wait, which
> right/left is this supposed to be?!?). But people manage to confuse
> themselves during live classes too, between the instructor, people
> around them and the mirror, and I have seen instructors provide
> instruction mirrored to help those of us who struggle with spacial
> awareness.
>
>
> Agnes
>
>
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