Firefox

Logo Our favorite browser: Firefox usage grew to a peak of 32% at the end of 2009,temporarily making version 3.5 the world’s most popular browser. Usage then declined in competition with Google Chrome. As of March 2018, Firefox has 11.6% usage share as a “desktop” browser, according to StatCounter, making it the second most popular …

Livestreaming and archived video

Buzzwords Among our challenges – digitizing old video tapes, movies, slides and presentations and weaving participant-made videos in today’s live events and conferences. This page is a special shoutout to organizers and participants featured and linked from Planeta.com. Request: let us know how to watch and encourage official and individual videos. Why Live Video Live …

Google Maps

Icon Google Maps – https://www.google.com/maps – is a web mapping service developed by Google. It offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views  (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle (in beta), or public transportation. For gameification fans, Google Maps ranks users’ contributions – photos, reviews …

Skype

Favorite Apps Skype — https://www.skype.com — was first released in 2003. Skype to Skype calls are free – but to call a mobile or landline from Skype, you need a little Skype Credit or a subscription. The price you pay depends on the country you’re calling to, not the country you’re calling from. Key Links …

WordPress

WordPress Key Links https://wordpress.org https://dailypost.wordpress.com/blogging-university YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/wpbeginner Gutenberg Learn more about Gutenberg Gutenberg 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 …

Facial Recognition

Buzzwords A facial recognition system is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from a video source. Also see: faceprint, face id Elsewhere on the Web never-forget-a-face-again-thanks-to-facial-network http://ssbkyh.com/works/cloud_face http://mashable.com/category/facial-recognition high-tech-gadgets/facial-recognition.htm high-end-stores-use-facial-recognition-tools-to-spot-vips cquisti-face-BH-Webinar-2012-out.pdf (PDF) Getting-Harder-to-Stay-Anonymous,-Facial-Sear.aspx unremembering-the-forgotten – @wragge Recommended Listening https://irlpodcast.org/episode10/?sample_rate=0.001&utm_campaign=IRL10&snippet_name=7821&utm_medium=snippet&utm_content=7821 Museums https://monsosie.mcq.org/?statue_id=244 Google+ Find …

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. …

hoopla

Logo One of our favorite apps for borrowing digital media, starting with books and audio books: hoopla – https://www.hoopladigital.com – is a groundbreaking service offered by local libraries. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose …

Browsers

Buzzwords A web browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. – Wikipedia Questions What browser(s) do you use? = ¿Qué navegador (s) usas? Examples Chrome https://www.google.com/chrome Firefox https://www.mozilla.org Safari https://www.apple.com/safari Planeta.com Computers Internet Firefox Google

Energy Links

Poster Links related to energy presented in somewhat random fashion:   energy storage https://qz.com/1355672/stacking-concrete-blocks-is-a-surprisingly-efficient-way-to-store-energy   Twitter @ENERGY @mzjacobson @solarmosaic @cleanenergyNV @RuraliteMag Recommended Listening Jeremy Rifkin on the Third Industrial Revolution – Jeremy Rivkin delivers this address to the Royal Society of the Arts on the critical need to develop our economies into a post carbon …