The world is a smartphone and those who do not travel use only one app

A smartphone is a cellphone (mobile phone) that offers advanced computing ability and connectivity. The smartphone turns every walk into a potential photo safari. Should we call it a ‘phone?’ Mac’s new OS instructs users to ‘press home to open.’ Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/smartphone http://planeta.wikispaces.com/cellphone http://planeta.wikispaces.com/app Favorite Apps from ron mader Embedded Tweets Press home to open …

Sharks, Parks and Whales

LIVE WEBCAST! Divers for Sharks and partner organizations hosts a side-event at the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13) to discuss NON-EXTRACTIVE uses of marine wildlife and Marine Protected Areas. If you are not in Cancún, tune in for the live webcast on the Divers for Sharks’ Facebook Page page Tuesday …

Conservation on Private Land Conference #PLCConf16

This Week: National Private Land Conservation Conference November 24-25, 2016 The National Australia Bank (NAB) Arena Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hashtag: #PLCConf16 Conference program Request for conference organizers and participants: If there are other relevant links, videos, presentations, please let us know. As the conference continues today, it would be awesome if someone could stream a talk or …

Enhancing Interaction: New Zealand’s National Digital Forum

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum kicks off today at 9am (local time) at Te Papa in Wellington. For remote participants, livestreaming video is available online http://ndf.org.nz/ndf-live-stream Hashtags: #NDF2016 #NDFNZ For full details of the programme, download the conference app, or download the full conference programme in PDF format to review all session abstracts and bios. Technology events in New …

Now served on Gigabit Fiber!

As of about 2 hrs ago, Planeta.com (and the pre- April 2016 archive site at old.planeta.com) is being served via Gigabit Fiber, courtesy of our 2+decade long web hosts, Sustainable Sources LLC. Enjoy the new speedy delivery!

Hashtag of the Week: #NODAPL

#NoDAPL = No Dakota Access Pipeline Twitter: #NoDAPL What’s interesting this week is an uptick of virtual check-ins on the Standing Rock Reservation Facebook page. We’re keeping an eye not just on the virtual travel protest – clicktivism at its finest – but reading the posts and watching the videos. Updates to come on the Planeta …

Open in Action #OAWeek

International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access as the new default in scholarship and research. This year the celebration is held October 24-30 with the theme: “Open in Action.” Hashtag: #OAweek To be fair, International Open Access Week has always been about catalyzing action, and this year’s theme encourages everyone to take …

New Zealand on the Social Web

What are your inspired, go-to New Zealand resources? Whether you’re a Kiwi or a friend of New Zealand, share with us your recommendations that make the most of the social web. This presentation features snapshots from websites and social web channels and apps. We welcome your interaction — comments, questions, suggestions, shares, clips, favorites, likes …