#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. …

World Listening Day 2017 #wld2017

Poster: #wld2017 Planeta.com is updating this page and curating tweets below. Highlights include the #Aurality app and soundscapes from Yellowstone National Park. Our own contribution to the world soundscape is that of songbirds, airplanes and air-conditioners in the Mojave Desert’s urban soundscape. July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2017,  #acousticecology, #deeplistening This year’s theme is “Listening to …

Aurality

Highly recommended for anyone traveling or living in coastal Queensland, Australia – a brand new app that explores the state’s wilder side — the rainforests, rivers and reefs through music, sound and acoustic ecology. AURALITY is an innovative, downloadable and walkable endeavor is directed by Leah Barclay (@LeahBarclay), an Australian sound artist working at the intersection of art, …

Las Vegas Trends

Photo: DTLV (Changing frequently) Las Vegas Trends (July 20, 2017) #lvcouncil @tsegerblom and @CityOfLasVegas are Tweeting about this #OJSimpson 9,403 Tweets #ThursdayThoughts 3,915 Tweets #Apollo11 @RogueNASA is Tweeting about this #WhenFlyingWithAnnCoulter American Idol Ryan Seacrest is returning to host American Idol on ABC AlphaBay Burundi 3,842 Tweets Alex Bowman 1,433 Tweets Frequently Popular Hashtags #lvcouncil …

Reflections on Slow Travel

Photo: Ron Mader, #RTCBikeShare On the occasion of today’s #TTOT tweetchat, I’d like to ramble and reflect on slow travel and slowness in general. As a working draft, this essay will be a mix of questions and bullet points (great for tweeting) and embedded tweets. Suggestions? Comments are welcome below and via Twitter addressed to …

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 …

This Week in Teotitlán del Valle

I am properly jealous of locals and visitors in Teotitlán del Valle this week. It’s the annual town festival, one of my all-time favorites. There’s masks, dances, tamales and Danza de la Pluma. I’m sharing some of their news posted on Facebook and Twitter. This is both #MexicoNow and #OaxacaToday #OaxacaHoy hashtag worthy. Zeferino Mendoza …