August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the process and a …

Google Links

Buzzwords Links related to Google presented in somewhat random fashion: My Activity https://myactivity.google.com/myactivity Headlines https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/07/valley-of-genius-excerpt-google https://qz.com/1189730/google-is-using-46-billion-data-points-to-predict-the-medical-outcomes-of-hospital-patients https://github.com/alex/what-happens-when https://research.googleblog.com/2016/09/the-280-year-old-algorithm-inside.html http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/why-you-hate-googles-new-logo http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/see-everything-youve-ever-googled-with-this-littlepublicised-web-tool-20150420-1mpf69.html http://ideas.time.com/2014/02/24/how-i-quit-google http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrymagid/2013/10/11/google_feature_you_in_ad http://www.google.com/think/industries/travel-tourism.html http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/apr/04/us-travel-frommer-google http://www.fastcompany.com/3007369/heres-google-perk-any-company-can-imitate-employee-employee-learning http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/may/07/nevada-issues-google-first-license-self-driving-ca/ http://travelllll.com/2012/09/21/google-travel Google Apps for Education Integration in the Classroom Google takes its trike on a tour of Mexico’s Mayan monuments Google Engineer Accidently Shares His Internal Memo About Google …

Shazam

Logo Shazam – http://www.shazam.com – is a favorite app for smartphones, best known for its music identification capabilities. Shazam works by analyzing the captured sound and seeking a match based on an acoustic fingerprint in a database of more than 11 million songs. Key Links http://www.shazam.com http://www.shazam.com/hall-of-fame Headlines http://boingboing.net/2016/11/15/shazam-song-identification-pro.html the-shazam-effect/382237 – @DKThomp shazam-publishes-top-2014-songs-list you-can-now-shazam-any-tv-show-in-the-u-s Recommended …

Sharing Cultures on the Social Web

Photo: Mantis, Las Vegas Planeta.com’s director Ron Mader presented four workshop sessions under the rubric of Sharing Cultures on the Social Web, introducing examples from around the world of cultural conservation using the social web at the Native Innovation Educational Technology Conference (June 2017). What does the title allude? Sharing in terms of generosity and in terms of the …

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 Examples https://www.youtube.com/user/iucn/playlists https://www.youtube.com/user/ronmader/playlists Embedded Tweets So I just started …

Periscope

Buzzwords Key Links https://www.periscope.tv https://medium.com/@periscope @periscopeco Headlines http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/periscope-pre-roll-ads-1202017480 Periscope update brings three new ways to engage your audience https://techcrunch.com/2016/10/13/periscope-producer How to Add a Periscope Link to Your Twitter Web Profile – @Vintuitive http://www.pcmag.com/news/343255/periscope-logs-200-million-broadcasts-in-first-year http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/periscope-now-has-10-million-users-who-watch-21-million-minutes-day-166361 https://medium.com/@periscope/oh-the-places-you-ll-go-14ae1c224c52 http://gizmodo.com/meerkat-and-periscope-can-really-chew-through-your-prec-1694855170 http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/periscope-app-live-broadcasting-tips Twitter @periscopeco @PeriscopeScoops Examples https://www.periscope.tv/ronmader/1DXxyovBoAvGM?t=25s Planeta.com Making the most of live and archived video Making the most of …

Apps

Photo: Woven Case, Veronica Lazo Mendoza Apps = Applications Special shoutout and thanks to Veronica Lazo Mendoza for weaving my first iphone (then an ipod) case (photo). July 2018 was the 10th anniversary of the app store. It’s hard to believe that our mobile phone-camera-computers’ source of iconic … icons is completing a first decade. …

Workshop: Indigenous Biodiversity and Tourism on the Social Web

Poster Instructor Ron Mader We created this resource page to include worksheets and exercises for the participants of the 2010 Biodiversity Workshop: New Information and Web-based Technologies. Happy #ThrowbackThursday Our workshop was taught in English with a smattering of Ayuuk, Maori, Sami, Zapotec, Swedish and Spanish. Bonus points for anyone who can say Eyjafjallajökull (Aye …

Making the most of Facebook

Poster We would like to help friends and colleagues make the most of Facebook, particularly via pages, groups and events. If you are creating or participating in a public event on the ground, check out the relevant pages on Facebook. Bonus point for making events and posts easy to embed on other websites. For current …

Libraries on the Social Web

Signage: Local author collection Publisher’s Note: Apologies for messy format. Update in progress. Reveal on September 8 International Literacy Day Library = A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to. Many libraries are forward-thinking, digitally literate and public-facing. Others are …