Wikipedia

Elsewhere on the Web Wikipedia — wikipedia.org — is a dynamic online pioneer in the maturing movements for free knowledge, open access, and crowdsourcing. Planeta.com links to Wikipedia on many pages but what confuses me are the protocols of adding or not adding a link to one’s website, of adding or not adding information about …

Wikipedia Links

Links related to Wikipedia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines http://www.vice.com/read/a-wikipedian-told-us-how-wikipedia-stays-reliable-in-the-fake-news-era http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/04/wikipedia-open-access/479364 http://www.avclub.com/article/there-are-surprisingly-few-ads-wikipedias-look-pro-235452 http://www.avclub.com/article/wikipedia-reaches-5-million-articles-entry-about-s-227771 http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/sep/15/wikipedia-view-of-the-world-is-still-written-by-the-west http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/wikipedia-entries-asian-american-art-get-update-edit-thon-n419846 The top-viewed Wikipedia page for every day of 2014 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2907786/How-Indigenous-Australian-one-Wikipedia-s-pages-year-Site-reveals-entry-popular-eight-days-row-knows-why.html http://www.wired.com/2014/12/web-app-visualizes-wikipedia-starry-galaxy-articles https://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/11/05/50-hours-of-art-the-museo-soumaya-editathon Wikipedia Emerges as Trusted Internet Source for Ebola Information http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/25/us-congress-banned-editing-wikipedia-trolling http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/academics-continue-flirting-with-a-former-foe-wikipedia/53337 http://www.cnet.com/news/corruption-in-wikiland-paid-pr-scandal-erupts-at-wikipedia The distorted mirror of Wikipedia: a quantitative analysis of Wikipedia coverage of academics http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/tech/wikipedia-jimmy-wales-conference http://gizmodo.com/set-your-phones-photos-free-with-the-wikimedia-commons-484586665 …

Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer. What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options as we head in 2018? What would we like to see online by 2020? This page explores the practical ins …

Indigenous Peoples Day

Photo: Caldo de Piedra We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay In the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. …

Google Local Guides

Logo Google is seeking local guides among the users of Google Maps. Earn points by contributing content to Google Maps. Score a place with ratings, describe your experience with reviews, share photographs and videos, provide insights with answers, respond to questions about a place, update information with place edits, add missing places, or verify information …

Email

Buzzwords A humble suggestion. Let’s use email more wisely. Personally, I check it weekly (Thursdays-Fridays), finding the endless announcements and mailing lists from friends and complete strangers tiresome, the spam and junk mail irritating (even if goes to a junk mail folder, why am I receiving this crap?), and the whole notion missing the point …

Marketing Travel on the Social Web

Photo: Benleigh Workshop, 2006 Successful tourism marketing requires an understanding of how to make effective use of one’s website and its connections on the social web. Yes, it is helpful to have a website but even moreso the dedicated space on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Insider Tips Planeta.com‘s role as an online facilitator/clearinghouse …

Story

Photo Storytelling = Conveying of events in words, and images, often by improvisation Storytelling is the intersection of where locals and visitors meet, so there’s always more than a single story. This presentation explores the slow transition as we learn how to collaborate – what kind of world do we want for everyone? Our stories are …

Livestreaming and archived video

Buzzwords Among our challenges – digitizing old video tapes, movies, slides and presentations and weaving participant-made videos in today’s live events and conferences. This page is a special shoutout to organizers and participants featured and linked from Planeta.com. Request: let us know how to watch and encourage official and individual videos. Why Live Video Live …