Rock star

Buzzwords Rock star = a person treated as a celebrity, especially in inspiring fanatical admiration Embedded Tweets Playing the local guides game with @Google #gameification #rockstar #rtweek19 #screenshot attn @respontour @RondaJGreen @localtravels @TransAbroad Anyone else? pic.twitter.com/uYXDRsxMnY — Ron Mader (@ronmader) October 15, 2018 Planeta.com Google Local Guides

Food Bank

Buzzwords Food Bank = a place where stocks of food, typically basic provisions and non-perishable items, are supplied free of charge to people in need. Las Vegas Three Square https://planeta.com/vegas-restaurant-week Elsewhere on the Web How a food bank works – Three Square (PDF) Planeta.com Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Food Security

Exploring Ecotourism

Poster As part of our series exploring tourism definitions, we explore the ways ecotourism is interpreted around the world. While the details vary, most definitions of ecotourism boil down to a special form of tourism that meets three criteria: 1) it provides for environmental conservation 2) it includes meaningful community participation 3) it is profitable and …

Selfie

Buzzwords: Selfie Selfie = Taking one’s own photo of one’s face Headlines Is that selfie really worth it? Why face time with wild animals is a bad idea – The Conversation Embedded Tweets The only human, alive or dead, not contained within the frame of this photo is Michael Collins.The ultimate anti-selfie.#Apollo11 pic.twitter.com/xgtFvdWJFD — Dr …

Desire Path

Buzzwords Desire path = Path developed by erosion caused by human footsteps The path usually represents the shortest or most easily navigated route between an origin and destination. Quotes The key to the desire path is not just that it’s a path which one person or a group has made but that it’s done against …

Paywall

Buzzwords Paywall = Arrangement whereby access to a website is restricted to users who have paid to subscribe to the site. Applications found in academic publications and journalism. Also see: open access Questions What options do publishers have in raising funds beyond putting up a paywall? Are readers appreciative or loyal or sites that do …

Community-Driven

Buzzwords Community-Driven = Process by which communities direct, guide and benefit from initiatives Elsewhere on the Web some-communities-are-destroyed-by-tragedy-and-disaster-others-spring-back-heres-what-makes-the-difference? Development Community-driven development (CDD) is a development initiative that provides control of the development process, resources and decision making authority directly to groups in the community.- Wikipedia Community-Driven Development (CDD) programs operate on the principles of transparency, …

Third Place

Buzzwords Third Place = A place that is not home nor office but used for social bridging Examples of third places are environments including cafes, churches, public libraries, markets and parks. Also called: Third Space Quotes The corporate office or home are the two polar options for work, and I think what is missing is …