ABC Radio National (Australia)

Elsewhere on the Web Radio National – https://www.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. RN is the purveyor and conveyor of admirable Austrian-ness. With an unparalleled radio service …

Off Track

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Off Track Ann Jones hosts a weekly trek into outdoor Australia. Key Links Program Home Past Programs Podcasts and Feeds About Us About the Show Off Track is an exploration of the many ways Australians live with and enjoy our natural (and not so natural) environment; from suburban backyards …

Late Night Live

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Late Night Live Monday-Thursday evening (10pm east coast Australia, 5am Las Vegas) conversations spanning the globe with Phillip Adams. Key Links Late Night Live In Bed With Phillip iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/late-night-live-separate-stories/id319622422?mt=2&i=1000380616667 Twitter @LNLonRN, @PhillipAdams_1 About the program: Affectionately known as ‘the little wireless program’, Late Night Live has been presented …

Radio

Photo Radio = The transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves of radio frequency, especially those carrying sound messages FYI – The difference between FM and AM radio?  Basically, FM radio is tuned to changes in the frequency of radio waves, whilst AM is tuned to the amplitude of radio waves. So AM radio is more …

Language

Photo Language = Method of communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way. Language, like food, is an excellent entry into another culture. At first, everything is foreign and strange. It’s the shock of the new which hits some like a punch. Expand your linguistic comfort zone. – For …

Talanoa

Buzzwords Talanoa (“talk” or “discussion” in Fijian, Samoan and Tongan) is a Pacific Island form of dialogue that brings people together to share opposing views without any predetermined expectations for agreement. Talanoa participants set the parameters for their discussions: inclusion, reconciliation and mutual respect. – David Robinson and Kayt Robinson, Pacific ways of talk – …

Native America Calling

Recommended listening Native America Calling is a live Monday-Friday, call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet, and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the USA and is designed to improve the quality of life for Native Americans. …

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 …

Immediate Now

Buzzwords One of the buzzwords that should signify the expectation that things happen right now, whether or not that’s a good thing. Customer service? We want it now. Attention, please. Now. Presenting, the immediate now. The immediate now is often expected in real-time messaging. How do we respond to messages that ask for an immediate …