Listening Links

Photo Links related to listening presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://pitchfork.com/features/resonant-frequency/listening-for-silence-with-the-headphones-off https://qz.com/1323215/apples-airpods-and-live-listen-are-a-revolution-for-the-hearing-impaired/ http://sonicfield.org/2017/08/a-thing-heard-four-ways-of-listening – @sonic_field how-to-be-a-good-listener-the-experts-guide the-sound-of-fear/7913512 mapping-europe2019s-quiet-areas loudest-sound-in-the-world-would-kill-you-on-the-spot unprecedented-100-million-seti-effort-breakthrough-listen biosphere-soundscapes-mexico-launching-in-2015 first-dont-succeed-sit-back-listen – @PLOSONE Short History – @thebanffcentre call-for-recordings-world-listening-day-2014 – @sonicterrain http://wanderingjustin.com/2014/02/sound-tourism – @wandering_j https://medium.com/message/sound-and-memory-168ea6b72c7b The trees have ears to eavesdrop in Yosemite – Washington Post 2013 World Listening Day Events July 18 is …

August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the process and a …

State of Nevada

Logo Recommended Listening: KNPR’s State of Nevada — https://knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada — is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Newsmakers and experts give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Podcast fans, subscribe directly using iTunes …

Wi-Fi

Buzzwords Want free Wi-Fi at your conference, hotel or university classroom? Ask for it. Wireless Internet, aka Wi-Fi, is no longer a nice to have accoutrement but a must have essential for events and conferences that want to generate a buzz inside and outside the room. We are also seeing increased usage in public spaces. …

Awaye!

Logo Recommended listening: Awaye! Presented by Daniel Browning, the weekly, hour-long AWAYE! features diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world. Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs in 2018: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). New hours: Saturdays, 12-3pm. Share the aloha and listen. Phone: 702-895-7078 and 702-895-5868 Pluses Fun hosts, engaging chatter Chance to learn about the 9th island and the connections among islands Hawaiian word …

Can you make a playlist? #roofdog

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Continuing our gameification of the social web, points to our friends who can make a playlist on GooglePlay, YouTube and other channels. Roofdog fans, thanks. Translating Can you make a playlist? Spanish: ¿Puedes crear un playlist? View all sizes YouTube Examples https://www.youtube.com/user/iucn/playlists https://www.youtube.com/user/ronmader/playlists Embedded Tweets So I just started …

Book Lovers Day

Image: Westworld August 9 is Book Lovers Day, an unofficial holiday that encourages people to pick up a book (or two) and spend the day reading. Hashtag: #BookLoversDay Elsewhere on the Web https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/book-lovers-day Embedded Tweets Fans of books & birds, here's a book for you! "What bird is that?" (1931) was Australia's 1st fully-illustrated national …

hoopla

Logo One of our favorite apps for borrowing digital media, starting with books and audio books: hoopla – https://www.hoopladigital.com – is a groundbreaking service offered by local libraries. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose …