Austin, Texas

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barton Springs Austin is the capital of Texas. Population in the city limits approximately 950,000, over 2 million in the metro area; currently 11th largest city in the USA; about 3% growth rate annually. University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of …

Nevada Links

Nevada flag Links related to Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Energy Choice Ballot Question 3 https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/think-tank-energy-choice-ballot-question-would-have-uncertain-impact-on-rates-wouldnt-directly-lead-to-more-renewables https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2018/08/09/the-simple-truth-about-question-3 https://energyreportnv.com Earthquakes http://scedc.caltech.edu/recent Recommended Listening John L. Smith On Gov. Sandoval Starting To Ease Out Of The Job – July 23, 2018 – Governor Brian Sandoval is turning over some of his national duties as he enters …

Giraffes

Photo: lukas.b0 The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all extant land-living animal species, and the largest ruminant. in the past 15 years, the population has plummeted some 40 percent, to less than 80,000 from 140,000 in the mid 1990s. Celebrations World Giraffe Day Embedded Tweets Meet the 4 …

Due diligence

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Due diligence is a term used for a number of concepts involving either an investigation of a business or person prior to signing a contract, or an act with a certain standard of care Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Ethics

Google Links

Buzzwords Links related to Google presented in somewhat random fashion: Tracking https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/08/google-plus-hack/ https://boingboing.net/2018/08/16/google-admits-it-tracks-users.html My Activity https://myactivity.google.com/myactivity Headlines https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/07/valley-of-genius-excerpt-google https://qz.com/1189730/google-is-using-46-billion-data-points-to-predict-the-medical-outcomes-of-hospital-patients https://github.com/alex/what-happens-when https://research.googleblog.com/2016/09/the-280-year-old-algorithm-inside.html http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/why-you-hate-googles-new-logo http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/see-everything-youve-ever-googled-with-this-littlepublicised-web-tool-20150420-1mpf69.html http://ideas.time.com/2014/02/24/how-i-quit-google http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrymagid/2013/10/11/google_feature_you_in_ad http://www.google.com/think/industries/travel-tourism.html http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/apr/04/us-travel-frommer-google http://www.fastcompany.com/3007369/heres-google-perk-any-company-can-imitate-employee-employee-learning http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/may/07/nevada-issues-google-first-license-self-driving-ca/ http://travelllll.com/2012/09/21/google-travel Google Apps for Education Integration in the Classroom Google takes its trike on a tour of Mexico’s Mayan monuments Google Engineer Accidently Shares His Internal …

Melissa Biggs

Photo Key Links http://www.academia.edu/23296795/A_Taste_for_the_Local Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/melisub https://www.flickr.com/people/melisub/ Twitter https://twitter.com/melisu_b Tweets by melisu_b Recent presentations Políticas públicas y cocinas tradicionales en México A buen hambre no hay mal pan: el bolillo, el birote y el gusto http://ica2018.es/mysite/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/PROGRAMA-FINAL.pdf Photos Friends of Melissa (FOM) Flickr: Have something nice to say about melisub? Write a testimonial Planeta.com Anthropology Food, …

Hospice

Buzzwords Hospice = Type of care and philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a chronically ill and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs.   Las Vegas: Nathan Adelson Hospice http://www.nah.org https://twitter.com/NAHLasVegas https://www.facebook.com/nahlv Nathan Adelson Hospice was founded over 35 years ago following the death of Nathan Adelson. Mr. Adelson was a …

Bison

Photo: Denver Bison entered the Americas 500,000 through the landbridge from Siberia during an Ice Age. – Wikipedia Celebrations #NationalBisonDay is the first Saturday in November. Elsewhere on the Web http://storyofthebison.com/tatankaaboutbison.html https://www.wcs.org/get-involved/updates/senate-passes-bison-day-resolution Headlines http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/06/us/utah-bison-herd/index.html Embedded Tweets It’s a great day for bison!.The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution marking #NationalBisonDay on Saturday, November 4! pic.twitter.com/CSce9mruwF …

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association

Elsewhere on the Web The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association – aianta.org – encourages positive learning interactions among Indigenous peoples and visitors in the USA. Hashtags: #DiscoverNativeAmerica, #TribalTourism Key Links http://www.aianta.org https://www.facebook.com/AmericanIndianAlaskaNativeTourismAssociation/ @OfficialAIANTA 2018 Conference Program Mobile Workshops At a glance (PDF) Twitter Tweets by OfficialAIANTA Planeta.com Indigenous Tourism Indigenous