Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World

Looking forward to reading Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World. @yalebooks @farman ht @RadioNational @LNLonRN Amazon.com Delayed Response Recommended Listening Pneumatic tubes: the instant messaging technology that transformed the world (Late Night Live, Radio National, Australia) “In the late 19th century , complex networks of pneumatic tubes were …

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? (A: Firefox 60.0.1, Chrome 66) Examples Chrome https://www.google.com/chrome Firefox https://www.mozilla.org Safari https://www.apple.com/safari Planeta.com Computers Internet Firefox Google

Firefox

Among our favorite browsers: 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 …

Embed

Buzzwords Embed = To fix firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass. Embed = To envelop or enclose You can place your own files on your own website, blog or wiki and you can also embed other users content that you find interesting. Social Web You can easily embed widgets from the following social web …

WordPress

WordPress Key Links https://wordpress.org https://dailypost.wordpress.com/blogging-university 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 (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 of the chronological blog stream, …

Google Maps

Google Maps is a web mapping service developed by Google. It offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views of streets (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle (in beta), or public transportation. Key Links https://www.google.com/maps/d/ Tutorials https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/ https://www.google.com/intl/ALL/permissions/geoguidelines.html Example Treasures in the Natural World Outside …

Passwords

Image: #GaiaMission Password = a secret word or phrase that must be used to gain admission to something. World Password Day May 3 is World Password Day! Hashtag: #WorldPasswordDay Essay You wouldn’t keep the same lock if your keys went missing. Translating: Password Spanish: Contraseña When was the last time you changed your password? Spanish: …

Bluetooth

Buzzwords Bluetooth = a standard for the short-range wireless interconnection of mobile phones, computers, and other electronic devices. Headlines https://www.wired.com/story/turn-off-bluetooth-security Macs solved-bluetooth-devices-not-connecting-to-osx/ Core Skills Have you sent a file using Bluetooth? Have you made your smartphone / tablet discoverable? Have you connected your bluetooth device? Have you connected a bluetooth speaker? Wikipedia Bluetooth Planeta.com Technology

Skype

Logo 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 https://skype.com …