Engagement

Graphic: Ron Mader, Levels of Engagement (2017) Engagement = Meaningful interaction One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is that of engagement – how to communicate, interact and listen to locals and how to avoid fatigue over the rough patches. Avoiding engagement fatigue is critical …

Reading the First Books #firstbooksdh

Austin, Texas – LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections hosted a day-long digital scholarship symposium on May 30, 2017, titled “Reading the First Books: Colonial Documents in the Digital Age.” Hashtag: #firstbooksdh The symposium celebrates the culmination of “Reading the First Books: Multilingual, Early-Modern OCR for Primeros Libros,” a two-year effort to develop tools …

#Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog de Teotitlán Del Valle Living in rural Mexico and working online (2001-2013), I experienced a disconnect every few months when something new appeared online that had little relevance to my immediate surroundings and conversations or something appeared in my life on the ground in Oaxaca that I knew would be …

Your Forward-Thinking Library

Poster: The future … Library = A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to. (Google) Planeta.com Planeta.com spotlights good practices around the world and we’ll be mentioning some of our favorite libraries cultural connections on May 21, #CulturalDiversityDay. Join us …

News Taco

News Taco = Newspaper wrapped in another newspaper Updating this year’s collection of Buzzword Bingo Also read: https://ronmader.wordpress.com/2017/05/04/las-vegas-news-taco Watch: Periscope   Twitter Today's news taco from Las Vegas https://t.co/4p9w8J1ImP — Ron Mader (@ronmader) May 4, 2017 News Taco = Newspaper wrapped in another newspaper. https://t.co/j9UUHapLJp #deadtrees #lasvegasnow #newstaco #ombudsperson pic.twitter.com/qAfPXwoHHe — Ron Mader (@ronmader) May …

Webinar

May 2017 – This week Planeta.com is surveying friends and colleagues – what are your favorite webinar platforms? Communication nerds, please help us out. With Google Hangouts being broken or non-intuitive, we are not sure what to recommend to friends and colleagues. Musts include a freemium version that allows multiple video and screenshot capacity and …

Books

What do we say about books? Hashtag: #WorldBookDay   Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/books http://planeta.wikispaces.com/communication http://planeta.wikispaces.com/literacy Slideshare September 8 is International Literacy Day from ron mader

Swedish

Swedish is related with German and English and very close to Norwegian and Danish. Swedes, Norwegians and Danes normally understand each other. Swedes under the age of 60 normally has English as a second language and has studied English for several years in school. Wiki Swedish Artwork / Cue Yourself Gökotta Swedish has a word …