#Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog de Teotitlán Del Valle   Apologies for the buzzwords, but that’s part of the point of this exercise. Visually, the solution I came up with this is to put the questions in the thought bubbles of a roof dog with translation into Spanish. I could print out the posters and post …

Hangout

Poster: Are you hangoutable? = ¿Estás hangoutable? Hangout = To relax completely in an unassuming way Also a Google term for a live video conversation, private or public, aka hangout on air. Up to 10 people can join a conversation on screen and the focus of the video automatically changes to whomever is speaking. The video can …

Expanding World Heritage Dialogues

Photo: Bartłomiej Banaszak, Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, Dialogue Among the side events at 41whc For a Structured Dialogue with Civil Society Europa Nostra, the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe, together with the Host Country represented by the National Heritage Board of Poland, will host a discussion, in conjunction with the 41st session of the World …

World Listening Day

July 18 is World Listening Day. Contests and walks around the world focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is the birthday of the Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, one of the founders of the Acoustic Ecology movement. Details: worldlisteningproject.org Wiki World Listening Day Planeta.com World …

Webinar: Visitor Use Management Framework

Presenting the new Visitor Use Management Framework (VUM) Part 1 June 22, 2017, 10:00 (MST) The Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group) is a network of professionals committed to promoting sustainable tourism in protected areas globally, and whose mission is to provide a forum where people collaborate, stimulate dialogue, share expertise, develop and …

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 …

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 …