Indigenous Peoples Week 2017

Poster: #ipw7 Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week took place August 7-13. 2017, the seventh year for Indigenous Peoples Week and Planeta.com’s 17th year of innovative online conferencing. Hashtag: #ipw7 Participation is free. Donations are welcome. The week focuses attention on August …

Sharing Cultures

Photo: RTC Bike Share Exploring sharing, culture, and sharing cultures. 2017 Workshops 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). Sharing Cultures on …

Indigenous Peoples Week: Gamification 2017

Poster: Fidel Domingo Clemente Rodriguez, Gamification On Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week takes place August 7-13 (Monday-Sunday). We are asking participants to score their own engagement in the event. One of the objectives is to increase digital literacy. With that in mind, we are developing a point system …

#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 …

World Listening Day 2017

Poster: #wld2017 July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2017,  #acousticecology, #deeplistening This year’s theme is “Listening to the Ground.” WLD 2017 reflects and honors the life and legacy of Pauline Oliveros, who died at age 84 on November 26, 2016. World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Contests and walks around the world focus …

Aurality

Highly recommended for anyone traveling or living in coastal Queensland, Australia – a brand new app that explores the state’s wilder side — the rainforests, rivers and reefs through music, sound and acoustic ecology. AURALITY is an innovative, downloadable and walkable endeavor is directed by Leah Barclay (@LeahBarclay), an Australian sound artist working at the intersection of art, …

Biotweeps Hosts Online Convo #BTCon17

Poster: #BTCon17 Biotweeps hosts its online #BTCon17 conference June 28-30. The conference runs three days: Day 1 features 12 invited presenters; Day 2 features 40 presenters; Day 3 features science writers and artists. Presenters will use the hashtag #BTCon17 which will be used to track all participants throughout the conference. The main @biotweeps Twitter account will be re-tweeting …