September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2017 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation focuses …

Rarámuri

Also called Tarahumara The Rarámuri or Tarahumara are a Native American people of northwestern Mexico who are renowned for their long-distance running ability. In their language, the term rarámuri refers specifically to the men, women are referred to as mukí (individually) and as omugí or igómale (collectively). – Wikipedia Listening to the 20 tracks of …

Environmental Journalism

Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on nature Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? Embedded Tweets Environmental hazards and safeguards. Kudos for today's coverage @LasVegasSun of @EPA budget https://t.co/PDgXkAeF4E #health #nature #epa pic.twitter.com/KFEMkFrvfm …

Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer. What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options as we head in 2018? What would we like to see online by 2020? This page explores the practical ins …

What’s in your toolbox?

Poster: toolbox? Hey world – Interested in responsible travel , conscious travel and ecotourism? Here are tips on using social web channels including blogs and wikis and Facebook, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter and YouTube. Online communication might be easier to understand if the tools we use were in actual toolbox. But the programs, apps, widgets and websites are creations of a digital, ephemeral age. Creating relevant communities for those interested …

#GovHackNZ

Image: Kaleidescoped GovHack New Zealand’s GovHack is united in a single purpose – coming together in a weekend-long hackathon and working with government data to innovate and create July 28-30, 2017. Hashtag: #govhacknz GovHack’s vision is a more participatory and effective democracy and public service. The event gathers New Zealand’s best and brightest working with government data to …

Hashtags

Hashtags – the tag prefaced with # – are used to aggregate information from different people. Tags are key words used to organize information. They’re like the ingredients on a label. On a blog or Flickr, you can give your uploads a ‘tag’ or keyword. which is like a keyword. These are often recycled into personal or collective wordclouds. …

Wayfinding

Buzzwords: Wayfinding Wayfinding = All of the ways in which we orient ourselves in physical space and navigate from place to place. Embedded Tweets Road Construction Begins Oct. 12 On Grand Teton Drive Between El Capitan Way and Buffalo Drive in Las Vegas https://t.co/a3xKdHzewa #FRINV pic.twitter.com/hI6MXsJtsO — Nevada DOT (@nevadadot) October 11, 2017 Wiki Wayfinding

Open Journalism

Photo: Ron Mader, Always Open Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. We have always sought reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these …