Civil Discourse

Buzzwords Civil discourse = Conversation intended to enhance understanding Also see: civility Requests Show examples of civil discourse Translating: Civil Discourse (additions and corrections requested, Google translated in this first attempt!) Spanish: Discurso civil German: Bürgerlicher Diskurs Māori: Kaupapa Akeha Embedded Tweets "Don't interrupt me, Jason," says Ted Cruz as the moderator tried to ask a follow-up question …

Haiku (俳句)

Haiku (俳句) = A very short form of Japanese poetry. It is typically characterized by three qualities: The essence of haiku is “cutting” (kiru). This is often represented by the juxtaposition of two images or ideas and a kireji (“cutting word”) between them, a kind of verbal punctuation mark which signals the moment of separation …

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 Say it to play it. Examples https://www.urcsupport.com/urc_product/cox-xr11-voice-remote-2 https://www.xfinity.com/support/cable-tv/get-to-know-xr11-remote Questions 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 …

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 …