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 …

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. …

#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

Poster 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 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 https://twitter.com/bl_oralhistory https://twitter.com/EvansStef_UNLV https://twitter.com/SWoralhistory https://twitter.com/OH_SummerSchool Embedded Tweets Today the hashtag, which has become the defining symbol of the digital age, turns 10. This is its story …

PDF

Buzzwords Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for document exchange. This file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 is used for converting documents into electronic format. Also see: electronic publication, e-publication Headlines Which World Bank reports are widely read?  The solutions to all our problems may be buried in PDFs that nobody reads …

BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster. Its headquarters are at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London and it is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organization and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. Key Links http://www.bbc.com Series https://planeta.com/cunk-on-britain 2018 Headlines scene-from-human-planet-documentary-was-faked Wikipedia BBC Planeta.com TV Radio

Plaques

Plaque = Ornamental tablet, typically of metal, porcelain, or wood, that is fixed to a wall or other surface in commemoration of a person or event. Henderson Death Valley Lost City Museum Planeta.com Improving Signage The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación 200 Essential Places in Mexico City’s Historic Center (200 lugares …

Slack

In Slack, everything happens on a workspace, a group of people using Slack together. Key Links https://slack.com https://slack.com/get-started https://slack.com/your-workspaces https://slackhq.com Brand Guidelines Slack at Work https://twitter.com/SlackHQ Two heads are better than one, but how about a whole team? Here’s how you can use Slack to build off each other’s ideas. https://t.co/IEHwlv0dz9 — Slack (@SlackHQ) February …

#UsaTuVoz

Oaxaca, Mexico – Here is a must-follow, must-amplify, feel-good hashtag for anyone keen on Indigenous culture, language and multigenerational knowledge sharing. Presenting #UsaTuVoz (Use Your Voice) promoted by Voces del Valle (@VocesValle) which encourages Indigenous language use on social networks. The hashtag was launched to curate the tweets of Oaxacan high school students who committed …