#NatureForAll

Cover #NatureForAll is a global movement to inspire love of Nature—of our earth, water, sky, plants, animals, and people. Hashtag: #NatureForAll New publication: Playbook In 2015, the Canadian Parks Council (CPC) formed a citizen working group to develop an action guide to connect Canadians with Nature. One year later, The Nature Playbook was launched to …

Hashtags

Photo Hashtags – the tag prefaced with # – are used to aggregate information from different people. Tags are key words used to organize information. They’re like the ingredients on a label. On a blog or Flickr, you can give your uploads a ‘tag’ or keyword. which is like a keyword. These are often recycled into personal or …

Flickr Lessons

We have been big fans of Flickr, the user-generated photography website which launched in February 2004. This pioneering social web site rewards interaction and offers access to Creative Commons-licensed images. There are some gripes, but on the whole, Flickr is our old-school social web darling. April 2018 news – Flickr has been acquired by Smugmug …

Reflections on Slow Travel

Photo: Ron Mader, #RTCBikeShare My background – Originally, I’m from Indiana, home of the Three Rivers Festival which deepened my interest in local and international culture, particularly food, mostly food. The weekend’s International Village would showcase international foods that otherwise were not on the menu. Since I created Planeta.com in 1994, I’ve lived in three …

WordPress

WordPress Key Links https://wordpress.org https://dailypost.wordpress.com/blogging-university YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/wpbeginner Breaking News (May 2018) https://exactmetrics.com/google-analytics-dashboard-wordpress-gadwp-now-exactmetrics https://exactmetrics.com/privacy-policy/ Plugins Google Analytics Dashboard for WP by ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP) YITH Infinite Scrolling Pages and Posts Pages are similar to posts in that they have a title, body text, and associated metadata, but they are different in that they are not part …

Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism

New Zealand has some of the best livestreaming video in the world, including NetHui and RoyalCam. We are updating our NZ-focused resources and suggestions are welcome. One of collaborative editing available is a Google Doc: Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism — https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YiYNLbBqoMksx3aftECKi4rMdupAmMFe8QL3TaS9lNA/edit — that anyone can edit. Focus on this for a moment — how …

#BadStockPhotosOfMyJob

Hashtag: #BadStockPhotosOfMyJob Yep, this is how I do software testing! In binary. With a magnifying glass. Sure am glad I'm not red-green colorblind or I'd have a hard time finding those bugs! #badstockphotosofmyjob pic.twitter.com/w1MJxykvBg — Bill Christensen (@grnbuild) May 17, 2018 This is my favorite method for grading papers #badstockphotosofmyjob pic.twitter.com/2o4JguAYvF — Jul (@ladyjulbug) May …

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 …