Malcolm Gladwell

Twitter Avatar Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist, author, and public speaker. He has published five books: The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000); Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005); Outliers: The Story of Success (2008); What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009), a collection of his …

Late Night Live (Australia)

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Late Night Live – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/ – a Monday-Thursday evening (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight, 5am Las Vegas, 7am Mexico) conversations spanning the globe with Phillip Adams. Key Links Late Night Live Past Programs In Bed With Phillip iTunes (Separate Stories) Twitter @LNLonRN, @PhillipAdams_1 About the program: Affectionately known as ‘the …

Desert Oracle Radio

Logo File under “Favorite Podcasts of 2018” Podcast Faves 2018 Direct from Joshua Tree, Desert Oracle Radio – desertoracle.com/radio – is a weekly 30-minute road trip across the Mojave Weirdness/Wilderness. Season 2 started in September 2018. The show airs Fridays, 10pm on z1077 fm and is available as a podcast. New episodes air 2-3 times/month. …

State of Nevada

Logo Recommended Listening: KNPR’s State of Nevada — knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada — is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Newsmakers and experts give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Podcast fans, subscribe directly using iTunes …

International Literacy Day is September 8

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay History September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Celebrations take place around the world. Key Links http://en.unesco.org/themes/literacy-all/literacy-day Concept Note Education 2030: Incheon Declaration and Framework for …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2019 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation …

Greetings

Photo: Pumpkin Decoration Greeting = a polite word or sign of welcome or recognition Good morning Good morning (English) Buenos dias (Spanish) Chei to ie (Chinanteco) Mo¯rena (Maori) Natandio (Mixteco) Dios mep (Mixe) Tinde (Mazateco) Maaho Kin (Maya) Annyunghaseyo (Korean) Bonjour (French) Guten Morgen (German) Goeie môre (Afrikaans) Buongiorno (Italian) Yá’át’ééh abíní (Navajo) Padiushíí (Zapotec, …

The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Image: Lila, Lucia, Lucia, Lila (one of our favorite videos, so far reaching 73,120 people on Facebook) Communication = Exchange of information and thoughts Also see: communication nerds = enthusiasts and superfans of communication The Value of Communication Many people are aware that improving communication is a worthy objective, yet they are stymied by how to put practice …

Publishers

Photo: Barcelona Publisher = a person or company that prepares and issues books, journals, music, or other works for sale Digital Publishers Horizon Travel Press Transitions Abroad Dead Tree and Digital Publishers Lonely Planet Planeta.com Books The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación New Titles International Literacy Day is September 8

International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay History The day was inaugurated in November 2015 and was first held on September 28, 2016. The day had been recognized as International Right to Know Day since 2002 and was developed by international civil society advocates into its current form beginning in 2012. …