Unpaid Work

Photo: Clark County Museum This week’s thread from @Biotweeps: Let’s talk about unpaid work Twitter Moment Unpaid work Unpaid work Key Links Volunteer field techs are bad for wildlife ecology: the response Volunteer field technicians are bad for wildlife ecology https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/wsb.603 @rallidaerule @TheLabAndField Quotes Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and …

Biotweeps

One of our favorite accounts on Twitter. A gift to biodiversity and biology fans around the globe What it is: Biotweeps is a curated Twitter account — @biotweeps — featuring a different biologist every week. The project is organised by Anthony Caravaggi (http://www.arcaravaggi.co.uk) and Carina Gsottbauer. You can post questions or give feedback by tweeting …

The world is a smartphone and those who do not travel use only one app

Poster A smartphone is a cellphone (mobile phone) that offers advanced computing ability and connectivity. The smartphone turns every walk into a potential photo safari. Should we call it a ‘phone?’ Embedded Tweets Press home to open pic.twitter.com/UUbEuL9pAM — Ron Mader (@ronmader) December 25, 2016 "I'm not really supposed to do this," says the Verizon …

Making the most of Twitter

Photo: Pen Waggener, Old Media, New Message Soy los tuits que he leído (I am the tweets I have read) May 2018 News: Keeping your account secure When you set a password for your Twitter account, we use technology that masks it so no one at the company can see it. We recently identified a …

Digital Humanities Conference #DH2018

Mexico City hosts the 2018 Digital Humanities Conference, June 26-29, organized by The Association of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), El Colegio de México, La Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and in collaboration with La Red de Humanidades Digitales. Hashtag: #DH2018 The event engages diversity and dialogue in digital research and teaching across all arts, …

COLOV 2018

Oaxaca City hosts the 8th Coloquium of Otomangan and neighboring languages (8vo Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y vecinas, COLOV). The event takes place this week at Biblioteca de Investigación Juan de Córdova in the San Pablo Center, Independencia #904. Hashtags: #COLOV2018, #COLOV8 Key Links https://www.colov.org The Colloquium on Otomanguean and Neighboring Languages ​​(COLOV) is a …

Smugmug acquires Flickr

April 20, 2018 – Breaking social web news SmugMug announced it has acquired Flickr, the once uber-popular photography site from Yahoo/Oath. Smugmug: “Photographers have always found ways to share their passion, work, and inspiration with each other. Together we are home to the creators, the shutter pressers, the doers and makers. We’re home to you.” …

Making the most of Facebook Live

While we have questions about Facebook, we are big fans of live videos. The social web channel makes it very easy to stream from personal or institutional accounts. The videos can be seen live and later on demand. Some videos are made for a general audience, introducing topics or recapping news. Others are more specialized. …

Responsible Travel Week Challenge #rtweek18

@Okudart Las Vegas One of the objectives of Responsible Travel Week is to improve communication skills using new and existing technologies. Shorthand: Digital Literacy Specifically: Apps, Smartphones, Tablets, Widgets Apps/Platforms: Facebook, Flickr, Google Maps, Instagram, Stack, Twitter, YouTube, Wikispaces We explore these tools through the lens of responsible and conscious travel and vice-versa. Do they …