All these poses such beautiful poses. (Rufus Wainwright - Poses)
My future work will soon involve a more gestural analysis of ideophones across languages. I’m slowly plowing through the literature on gesture, but also came across a tweet by Greg Woodin, a PhD student who is investigating gestural metaphors, and who recently installed OpenPose on his computer.
One of the basic skills people, but PhD students and academics in particular, need to cultivate is sharpening their research workflow. You need to cultivate this by just doing it, but also by reviewing it from time to time.
One gnarly problem I sometimes face is that when I transfer pictures from my phone to my computer, the metadata says that the date the picture was taken is actually the date the file was created on my computer.