NetHui

New Zealand – Since 2010 NetHui brings everybody and anybody that wants to talk about the Internet together. It is not a conference and speakers won’t talk at you all day. NetHui is a community event – made for the community, by the community. Hashtag: #nethui NetHui is New Zealand’s multi-stakeholder event on Internet governance and policy …

Active Status

Screenshot Active Status on Facebook shows friends and contacts when you’re active or recently active on Facebook or Messenger and when your friends and contacts are active or recently active. Learn how to show when you’re active or recently active. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.facebook.com/help/448141485230424 Translating: Show when you’re active German: Anzeigen, wenn du aktiv …

Attribution-ShareAlike

Buzzwords Attribution Share-Alike http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_Creative_Commons_Attribution-ShareAlike_3.0_Unported_License This is a human-readable summary of the full license below. You are free: to Share—to copy, distribute and transmit the work, and to Remix—to adapt the work for any purpose, even commercially. Under the following conditions: Attribution—You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but …

Google Earth

Google Earth — http://earth.google.com — opens a window to the world, allowing high-resolution aerial views and satellite imagery. You can access the world literally at your fingertips. Convert any place into a Google Map and you can embed the code into your website. Requirements: Google Earth application for mobile, smartphone, tablet or other device and for desktop/laptop computers Mobile app: …

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. For the purposes of this site, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step being logged. That said, many of our closest …

Twitter

Photo: Pen Waggener, Old Media, New Message Our take: Twitter is a global poetry slam. Say something brilliant or quote someone wise. You can tweet your own horn or remix the work of others. Please remember to be generous in your interaction with others. If you are not faving and retweeting others, you’re not making …

Google Links

Buzzwords Links related to Google presented in somewhat random fashion: Tracking https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/08/google-plus-hack/ https://boingboing.net/2018/08/16/google-admits-it-tracks-users.html 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 …

Reddit

Elsewhere on the Web reddit — http://www.reddit.com — is an entertainment, social networking service and news website where registered community members can submit content, such as text posts or direct links. Key Links http://www.reddit.com http://www.reddit.com/wiki/faq http://radioreddit.com/discover Headlines https://gizmodo.com/reddit-is-tearing-itself-apart-1789406294 http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/05/how-the-professor-who-fooled-wikipedia-got-caught-by-reddit/257134 Twitter @Reddit @RedditEnv Examples http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA https://www.reddit.com/r/lessig2016 http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/2091d4/i_am_tim_bernerslee_i_invented_the_www_25_years http://www.reddit.com/r/Journalism/comments/244stp/heads_up_jay_rosen_will_be_here_for_an_ama_at Embedded Tweets This answer, which lambasts @Netflix’s Roman …

What is the Social Web?

Photo: San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya It’s easier than ever to use the social web. What is the social web? Also called social media, these channels allow members to contribute, rank and share and often remix user-generated content. The bottom line is that we need to learn how to play, extend skills and abilities, develop core skills …

Free Social Web Workshops in Henderson

Photo: Book Sale Thursday, September 13, 9-9:30am Paseo Verde Library and Coffeeshop Free Social Web Workshop for Friends of Henderson Libraries For those curious about social media, library friends’ friend Ron Mader leads a free, hands-on demonstration at the Paseo Verde Library. Please bring your smartphone or tablet. Check in and share book sale goodness …