Email

It would be presumptuous to call for the end of email, but it would be wise to suggest we could use email more wisely. When it comes to email, we need to acknowledge its usefulness as a tool for communication. Email is a useful information delivery system. That said, I’m not a fan. The question …

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 …

Communication Notebook

If you want to change the way people think, you can educate them, brainwash them, bribe them, drug them. Or you can teach them a few carefully chosen new words with the power to change the way you see the world (or as the Germans would say, these words might warp your Weltanschauung). – Howard …

Tourism, Crisis and Communication

When a crisis affects a particular place, it is rarely presented in a way that provides updated information for visitors. Many tourism businesses, not to mention regional and national ministries, are reluctant to announce problems. Scaremongering media kicks in and things go from bad to worse. The consequence for not engaging the public in dialogue …