The American Psychology Association has a series of interviews with faculty of color to help grad students get advice about becoming faculty.
TED Talks that may blow your mind and help re-inspire you:
- “The Power of Vulnerability,” by Brené Brown
- Vijay Kumar’s “The Future of Flying Robots”
- “10 Ways to have a better conversation” by Celeste Headlee
- “It’s okay to feel overwhelmed, here’s what to do next” by Elizabeth Gilbert
Have a laugh at the amazing ego of this academic, James Mickens, a computer scientist from Harvard. Here are his tenure announcement and his page of wisdom. There are hilarious videos of his academic talks at the bottom — the one I watched was “Computers Are a Sadness, I am the Cure.”