Living in Downtown Las Vegas (2019)

Graphic: Proposed neighborhoods in downtown Las Vegas How to convince more people to live in downtown Las Vegas? The Downtown Vegas Alliance hosted Livin’ in the City, April 4. Former Director of Public Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Donna Isaac discussed how the arts help to create community and revive urban cores. The panel discussion begins after …

Bird Songs and Planes: Today’s Periscope Soundscape

Photo: Name the flower Today’s soundscape: bird songs and planes recorded in the back yard as a live audio on Periscope / Twitter Thursday, April 4, 2019: Live audio test / soundscape / birdsongs and planes https://t.co/6LZRxtHZNz — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 4, 2019 Greeting in English and Spanish and a bit of Ayöök, Chinanteco, …

Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border

Poster Recommended Reading: Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border Part 1: Along the U.S.-Mexico border, in an area called Mexicali, the air is killing people. Part 2: This is how a river along the U.S.-Mexico border became a toxic waste dumping ground. Part 3: This city’s factories make stuff Americans buy. But its people pay a heavy …

Periodic Table

Buzzwords Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. Key Links iypt2019.org Recommended Listening Tales from the periodic table Elemental Podcast Happy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – …

Making Sustainability Smarter: Conversation with Marcus Endicott

Poster Presenting: Making Sustainability Smarter: Conversation with Marcus Endicott March 13, 4pm Las Vegas, March 14, 10am Byron Bay (more times) Talking points: • Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence • Sustainability in tourism and AI in tourism • Introducing Gaia Passage – what it is and what it does Marcus Endicott Massive word cloud ready to …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Public referendum? Key Links tren-maya.mx @TrenMayaMX Headlines Viabilidad del tren maya – Vanguardia Acuiferos y jaguares en peligro por el Tren Maya – El Universal Tren Maya atrae a 5 francesas a Quintana Roo – El Financiero …

SXSW 2019

This week in Austin, Texas: SXSW South By Southwest – sxsw.com – dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. An essential destination for global professionals, the event …

Topics: Responsible Travel Week 2019

Topics Welcome to Responsible Travel Week 2019, February 11-17. This page will be updated before and during the week. Background Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. 2019 is the 11th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. Participation is free …

Henderson’s Bark in the Park

Poster Today Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 9, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets, and kiddie pools …

Open Education Week 2019

Poster Open Education Week 2019 – openeducationweek.org – takes place March 4-8. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help …