Holiday Recycling

December holidays bring a lot of presents and upgrades to technology. Not everything old should go into the garbage. Here we explore some  Holiday Recycling lessons from around the world. Hashtag: #HolidayRecycling https://twitter.com/hashtag/HolidayRecycling?src=hash Questions  What are examples of holiday recycling? How are trees recycled? When is the next electronics recycling day? Facebook Embedded Tweets #HolidayRecycling Tip 4: Do …

Pandemic

Pandemic = Epidemic of infectious disease that has spread through human populations across a large region; for instance multiple continents, or even worldwide. What we’re playing: Pandemic Board Game Pandemic YouTube Video description of how to play Pandemic. 0:00 Intro 0:22 Overview 0:53 Setup 3:16 Actions 5:57 After you have completed your actions. 7:00 Epidemic cards …

Joy

Joy = a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. Translating Joy Spanish: Alegría Afrikaans: Vreugde German: Freude Maori: Koa Norwegian: glede Russian: радость Planeta.com What is responsible travel? Preview: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18

Introducing Internet Universality Indicators

Buzzwords News from UNESCO Help UNESCO finalize the draft Internet Universality Indicators Stakeholders are invited to review the first draft indicators document and respond to the three questions below by March 15, 2018. Submissions should be sent via email an online submission platform to be available in late December. Consultation questions: Are there any additional themes, questions or indicators which you believe …

Bitcoin

Buzzwords Bitcoin — http://bitcoin.org — is a digital currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Elsewhere on the Web bitcoin-is-really-bad-for-the-environment bitcoin-mining-guzzles-energy and-its-carbon-footprint-just-keeps-growing – @ericholthaus Embedded Tweets Bitcoin price today pic.twitter.com/2yNbb16Akd — tmZk🐋 (@_tm3k) December 22, 2017 Wiki Bitcoin Planeta.com …

Oumuamua

Buzzwords Oumuamua, a messenger from afar arriving first YouTube Elsewhere on the Web https://www.nasa.gov/feature/solar-system-s-first-interstellar-visitor-dazzles-scientists https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/interstellar-space-rock/546371 https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/interstellar-space-rock/546371 Breakthrough https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/alien-probe-or-galactic-driftwood-seti-tunes-in-to-oumuamua http://breakthroughinitiatives.org/news/14 Stephen Hawking’s search for extraterrestrial life came up short   Wiki Hawaiian Planeta.com Astronomy

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, …

Bollards

Photo: Ron Mader, Improvised Bollards on Fremont Bollard = Sturdy, short, vertical post. Although it originally described a post on a ship or quay used principally for mooring boats, the word is now used, primarily in British English, to describe posts installed to control road traffic and posts designed to prevent ram raiding and car …

Mainstreaming

Buzzwords Mainstreaming = To bring something into the prevailing current of thought, influence or activity Mainstreaming requires livestreaming of events and conferences. Embedded Tweets .@CBDNews #SBSTTA21 Plenary: discussing impact of investment in these sectors, which is felt directly at #city level. Transformative, innovative changes are needed to ensure #mainstreaming of #biodiversity into these sectors pic.twitter.com/zJugF6mz8f — …