Board Games

Buzzwords Board Game = any game played on a board, especially one that involves the movement of pieces on the board, such as chess or checkers Headlines https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/08/the-hottest-new-board-games-from-gen-con-2019 https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/12/ars-technicas-ultimate-board-game-buyers-guide-2018-edition https://aeon.co/ideas/monopoly-was-invented-to-demonstrate-the-evils-of-capitalism Planeta.com Play Get Out of Jail Free Card

Janes Walk

Elsewhere on the Web Jane’s Walk – https://janeswalk.org – is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Walks take place in hundreds of cities around the world the first weekend of May. Key Links janeswalk.org Facebook @janeswalk Questions Are there videos from the walks? Are there recommended online resources, publications, …

People

Buzzwords People = Human beings Meet the locals. Headlines The deadly truth about a world built for men – from stab vests to car crashes https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/feb/23/truth-world-built-for-men-car-crashes As many of you will know I’ve spent THREE YEARS (😱)researching this book about the dangers for women of a world built on male data. Here is a sneak preview in …

Peace

Peace = freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility. Translating: Every moment of the day provides an opportunity to create the conditions for peace. Afrikaans: Elke oomblik van die dag bied ‘n geleentheid om die voorwaardes vir vrede te skep. German: Jeder Moment des Tages bietet die Möglichkeit, die Bedingungen für Frieden zu schaffen. Spanish: Cada …

Curation

Buzzwords Ron Mader: I honestly don’t think there are many thing nerdier than explaining ‘curation’ and why it might be useful. Your suggestions are welcome as we improve this presentation of content curation creation. Essay Curating has been around for a long time as people have crafted scrapbooks, mix tapes and playlists. Librarians curate collections and …

Crowdsourcing

Buzzwords Crowdsourcing = Content developed by a group of people or community Also see: crowdfunding This page examines how crowdsourcing works (or fails to work) in travel and tourism with focal points on museums, markets, parks and protected areas. This is an early draft and suggestions are welcome. Essay Ron Mader: Tourism promotion already is …

Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism

Posters Join us on a virtual tour of travel and tourism in New Zealand (Aotearoa). Related to this feature is a Google Doc: Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism — https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YiYNLbBqoMksx3aftECKi4rMdupAmMFe8QL3TaS9lNA/edit — that anyone can edit. Obviously, we’d like people who can be knowledgeable and helpful to participate. Questions Are there examples of travel trade …

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. For the purposes of Planeta.com, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step being logged. That said, many of our closest friends …