Digital Megatrends

Report cover Recommended Reading: Digital Megatrends Digital Megatrends 2019 [pdf · 3mb] By Dr Stefan Hajkowicz and Dave Dawson, from Data61’s Strategic Insights team Data 61: This report explores plausible futures using methods of strategic foresight pioneered at CSIRO’s Data61. We explore the coming decade of digital disruption through the lens of six interlinked megatrends …

World Listening Day 2019

Poster July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2019, #acousticecology, #deeplistening, #WorldListeningDay This year’s theme for World Listening Day 2019 is “Listening With” created by Annea Lockwood. This year’s celebration challenges a state of “listening with an awareness that all around you are other life-forms simultaneously listening and sensing with you.” World Listening Day is …

International Folk Art Market 2019

Logo This weekend Santa Fe, New Mexico hosts the 2019 International Folk Art Market July 12-14. Hashtag: #IFAM2019 Key Links folkartmarket.org Event page Facebook @ifamsantafe Questions = Preguntas Is there a directory of artisans and info about where to purchase their works? Bonus points: Directory with social web accounts Are there other directories of international …

2019 Online Indigenous Film Festival

Recommended Viewing UNESCO recently teamed with countries from Latin America and the Caribbean together to launch an Online Indigenous Film Festival (OIFF) within the context of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 (IYIL2019) and of the Latin American and the Caribbean Week, that took place in June 2019 at UNESCO Headquarters (Paris, France). In …

2019 Summer Roadtrip USA

Photo: Joseph City Road trip! Preparing the next roadtrip from Nevada to North Carolina, the southern hinterlands of the USA. Notes from the June 2019 roadtrip: Las Vegas – Charlotte – Dallas – Albuquerque – Gallup This is a family-visiting trip as my mother delivers her grandmother’s dresser to her youngest granddaughter. Questions What are …

Responsible Travel Week 2019

Poster: #7MagicMountains Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to participate in this global conversation. Volunteers requested for testing our video chats, first privately and then publicly. Announcement 2019 was Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invited friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February …

Green New Deal

Buzzwords Green New Deal = a proposed economic stimulus program in the United States that aims to address both economic inequality and climate change Key Links Resolution 109 Recommended Listening Naomi Klein on the Green New Deal (Late Night Live) – Is there a chance that America could upturn their economy and cut their emissions …

World Oceans Day 2019

Poster June 8 is World Oceans Day. Hashtags: #WorldOceansDay, #DíaMundialdelosOceanos Translating: World Oceans Day Spanish: Día Mundial de los Océanos French: Journée mondiale des océans German: Welttag der Ozeane About the Day World Oceans Day is celebrated every June 8. It has been celebrated unofficially since its original proposal in 1992 by Canada’s International Centre …

World Environment Day 2019

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. Hashtags: #BeatAirPollution, #WorldEnvironmentDay “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. Key Links worldenvironmentday.global Facebook @UNEnvironment Questions = Preguntas Who writes and tweets about air pollution? = ¿Quién escribe y tuitea sobre la contaminación del aire? For those keen on …