Literacy Links

Photo Links related to literacy Headlines https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/27/17787916/reader-come-home-maryanne-wolf-neuroscience-brain-changes https://www.wired.com/story/returning-to-reading Literacy = The ability to read and write. We’re creating a digital literacy quiz platform by platform (or social web channel by social web channel). What if we addressed digital literacy as a form of capacity building? September 8 is International Literacy Day #LiteracyDay Q1: How do …

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 …

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 …

Real Time with Bill Maher

Logo From HBO: He’s irrepressible, opinionated, and of course, politically incorrect. Comedian and satirist Bill Maher hosts this long-running, Emmy-nominated talk show, covering the week’s news and featuring a panel of guests, including actors, activists, politicians, musicians, comedians and more. Key Links https://www.hbo.com/real-time-with-bill-maher https://twitter.com/RealTimers Tweets by RealTimers August 3 episode https://www.hbo.com/real-time-with-bill-maher/2018/22-episode-467 If Trump tries to …

Photography Links

Photo: Yellowstone National Park, Photographing Old Faithful Links related to photography presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines This is why you are afraid of photographing people while traveling Fotografieren auf Reisen https://spectrum.ieee.org/consumer-electronics/portable-devices/september-1888-george-eastman-patents-his-kodak-camera https://www.dpreview.com/interviews/5683481585/sofi-lee-on-digital-nostalgia http://theartnewspaper.com/news/museums-right-to-charge-image-fees-is-called-into-question https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/4/16405200/google-clips-camera-ai-photos-video-hands-on-wi-fi-direct https://petapixel.com/2017/07/13/no-cant-use-photos-brands-instagram-free https://theconversation.com/explainer-how-law-enforcement-decodes-your-photos-78828 https://open.abc.net.au/explore/119643 http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2017/03/21/photos-clogging-your-phone-here-best-solutions/99265086 http://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/would-you-welcome-tourists-to-your-home http://nautil.us/blog/the-worlds-most-inspirational-iceberg-is-a-fake http://www.whydev.org/shouldnt-post-photos-kids-facebook Taking pictures with poor kids – @BluCollarProf – Outbounding A Traveler’s Eye Getty …

August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth 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 …

Open Journalism

Buzzwords Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. Planta.com seeks reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If open journalism is to …

Microfilm

Buzzwords Microfilm = a length of film containing microphotographs of a newspaper, catalog, or other document Headlines https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/07/microfilm-lasts-half-a-millennium/565643/ Planeta.com Digitize The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación