Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

Photo: Welcome Sign On our list of fave places to visit in Las Vegas: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, located on the median of Las Vegas Boulevard in unincorporated Clark County, just south of the Russell Road exit on Interstate 15. Always open, free access, free parking. The sign reads “Welcome to Fabulous Las …

Alice Gorman, aka @DrSpaceJunk

Book covers One of our favorite tweeters, speakers, and thinkers, Alice Gorman, aka @DrSpaceJunk, has a brand new book in 2019. Publication date: April (Australia, New South Books) and October (USA, MIT Press). From New South Books: Going boldly forth as a pioneer in the fledgling field of space archaeology, Dr Alice Gorman (aka Dr …

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Logo Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is an awareness day focusing on digital access and inclusion for the more than one billion people with disabilities and impairments. It is marked annually on the third Thursday of May. 2019 date: May 16. Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a community-driven effort whose goal is to focus one …

New Titles

New books and movies. Where the crawdads sing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_the_Crawdads_Sing   From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage https://amzn.to/2UulWIB A terrible country https://amzn.to/2Kzyvhw https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0003579 https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/new-novel-a-terrible-country-rediscovers-russia-and-its-paradoxes @keithgessen The Demon in the Machine The secret of life – explanation through new physics https://beyond.asu.edu/content/paul-davies-much-awaited-book-demon-machine-will-be-available-january-31st Oaxaca Neil Pyatt Contemporary Art and Community Altruism in Oaxaca Georgia Tim Burford https://amzn.to/2N4st9u Walkaway https://craphound.com/category/walkaway …

Dead Trees

Buzzwords Dead Trees = Print media (newspapers, magazines and books) Embedded Tweets Today's dead tree newspapers in Las Vegas #deadtrees #journalism #1october attn @TomBuckley519 pic.twitter.com/EAwf56VK4N — Ron Mader (@ronmader) December 1, 2017 Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Journalism Paper

Environmental Journalism

Poster Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on our living planet Living planet. Is that too much to substitute for what we call nature, the environment? Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? Elsewhere …

World Press Freedom Day

Photo May 3 is World Press Freedom Day and commemorates the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek. Key Links http://www.un.org/en/events/pressfreedomday/index.shtml https://en.unesco.org/wpfd 2019 Theme: Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation The 26th celebration of World Press Freedom Day is jointly organized by UNESCO, the African Union Commission and the Government of the …

ABC Radio National (Australia)

Elsewhere on the Web Radio National – abc.net.au/radionational – has been a longtime favorite since preparing for a presentation and workshops in Australia in 2007. I went to the service to prepare for a trip and to literally listen to locals. ABC does this on a daily basis and it shares these conversations over the …

Douglas Adams

Photo: John Johnson Douglas Noel Adams (March 11, 1952 – May 11, 2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist, and dramatist. Celebrations May 25 Towel Day Quotes I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be. I love deadlines. I like …

Trivia

Buzzwords Trivia = Miscellaneous facts Elsewhere on the Web Fun Trivia Quote Investigator Straight Dope Snopes NZ Rugby Quiz HQ How HQ Trivia Became the Best Worst Thing on the Internet https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/20/vines-creators-release-trivia-app-hq-trivia.html https://www.thedailybeast.com/ceo-of-hq-the-hottest-app-going-if-you-run-this-profile-well-fire-our-host Q: Who's a cliche, stressed out startup founder? A: me. @ScottRogowsky @TaylorLorenz sorry for being a jerk. Lunch some time? @sweetgreen is …