Posters

Poster = a large printed picture used for education and decoration As part of our campaign to improve wayfinding, we ask the following Please take and share photos of favorite posters and signage. We’d love to see the message and notice boards. Bonus points if you spot any of the posters featured on this site. Planeta.com …

International Literacy Day 2017

Poster: UNESCO September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay This year, International Literacy Day will be celebrated across the world under the theme of ‘Literacy in a digital world’. A key event takes place at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris, with the overall aim to look at what kind of literacy skills people need to navigate …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

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: #ILD2017 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 focuses …

Rarámuri

Also called Tarahumara The Rarámuri or Tarahumara are a Native American people of northwestern Mexico who are renowned for their long-distance running ability. In their language, the term rarámuri refers specifically to the men, women are referred to as mukí (individually) and as omugí or igómale (collectively). – Wikipedia Listening to the 20 tracks of …

#GovHackNZ

Image: Kaleidescoped GovHack New Zealand’s GovHack is united in a single purpose – coming together in a weekend-long hackathon and working with government data to innovate and create July 28-30, 2017. Hashtag: #govhacknz GovHack’s vision is a more participatory and effective democracy and public service. The event gathers New Zealand’s best and brightest working with government data to …

Wayfinding

Buzzwords: Wayfinding Wayfinding = All of the ways in which we orient ourselves in physical space and navigate from place to place. Embedded Tweets Road Construction Begins Oct. 12 On Grand Teton Drive Between El Capitan Way and Buffalo Drive in Las Vegas https://t.co/a3xKdHzewa #FRINV pic.twitter.com/hI6MXsJtsO — Nevada DOT (@nevadadot) October 11, 2017 Wiki Wayfinding Planeta.com Geolocation

Can you make a playlist? #roofdog

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Continuing our gameification of the social web, points to our friends who can make a playlist on GooglePlay, YouTube and other channels. Roofdog fans, thanks. Translating Can you make a playlist? Spanish: ¿Puedes crear un playlist? View all sizes youtube: ron mader’s playlists Embedded Tweets So I just started driving …

Expanding World Heritage Dialogues

Photo: Bartłomiej Banaszak, Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, Dialogue Among the side events at 41whc For a Structured Dialogue with Civil Society Europa Nostra, the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe, together with the Host Country represented by the National Heritage Board of Poland, will host a discussion, in conjunction with the 41st session of the World …

World Listening Day

Photo July 18 is World Listening Day. Contests and walks around the world focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is the birthday of the Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, one of the founders of the Acoustic Ecology movement. Details: worldlisteningproject.org Wiki World Listening Day Planeta.com …