Japanese

Japan Flag Japanese language resources and vocabulary Features Haiku (俳句) Ikigai Tsundoku Washi Vocabulary Domo arigato – Thank you – Gracias Konichiwa – Hello or good day – Buen dia Konbanwa – Good night Kiosketene – Take care – Cuidate Ohi i shi – Delicious – Sabroso Kampai – Cheers – Salud Genki desu ka? …

Voice Remote

Buzzwords Voice Remote = Remote control device that allows search by using voice commands to change channels, search for shows, get recommendations and more. Also see: voice writing Examples https://www.urcsupport.com/urc_product/cox-xr11-voice-remote-2 https://www.xfinity.com/support/cable-tv/get-to-know-xr11-remote Question Can the remote control be used with sleep timer? Also see: Smart Speakers https://pitchfork.com/features/article/how-smart-speakers-are-changing-the-way-we-listen-to-music/ Planeta.com Voice Writing Voice

New Titles

New books and movies. Oaxaca Neil Pyatt Contemporary Art and Community Altruism in Oaxaca Georgia Tim Burford https://amzn.to/2N4st9u Walkaway https://craphound.com/category/walkaway https://twitter.com/doctorow Craeft https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/02/the-forgotten-everyday-origins-of-craft/553496 The Open Revolution Rufus Pollock shows how today’s “Closed” digital economy is the source of problems ranging from growing inequality, to unaffordable medicines, to the power of a handful of tech monopolies …

World Press Freedom Day

Photo May 3 is World Press Freedom Day and commemorates the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek. Hashtag: #wpfd2018 Key Links http://www.un.org/en/events/pressfreedomday/index.shtml https://en.unesco.org/wpfd 2018 Theme: Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law The theme of the 2018 celebration highlights the importance of an enabling legal environment for press freedom, and gives …

Carlo Rovelli

Photo: Fronteiras do Pensamento Amazon.com Seven Brief Lessons on Physics https://amzn.to/2HIEv1k These seven short lessons guide us, with simplicity and clarity, through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century and still continues to shake us today. In this beautiful and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Carlo Rovelli explains Einstein’s theory of general …

The Ethnographic Case

Photo: Anthropology Museum An exciting announcement for anthropology and open access fans — the availability of the The Ethnographic Case edited by Emily Yates-Doerr (@eyatesd) and Christine Labuski (@MsLabuski). Hashtag: #EthnoCase The book is available from open-access press, Mattering Press (@matteringpress). The book originally started as a Somatosphere title. As an open access book, text …

#Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog de Teotitlán Del Valle Planeta.com explores the buzzwords, love them and hate them. Preferably, put them into context and translate them into Spanish (and other languages on request). Visually, this is the solution I came up with this is to put the weasel words as questions in the thought bubbles …

Oral History

Buzzwords Oral History = the collection and study of historical information using sound recordings of interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events Headlines https://interviews.televisionacademy.com/news/producers-pointers-why-i-became-an-oral-historian-and-how-you-can-be-one-too https://skift.com/oral-history-of-booking-acquisition/ http://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-cassini-oral-history-20170912-htmlstory.html http://www.vulture.com/2017/09/origins-james-andrew-miller-oral-history-podcast.html https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/14/oral-history-pioneers Twitter @bl_oralhistory @EvansStef_UNLV @SWoralhistory @OH_SummerSchool Embedded Tweets Today the hashtag, which has become the defining symbol of the digital age, turns 10. This is its …