Spacecraft

Buzzwords Spacecraft = a vehicle used for traveling in space Recommended Listening Icons of speed: spaceship – We may be blasé about satellites and space stations circling our planet, and even drones in our skies, but has the spaceship craze ended? Elsewhere on the Web July 2019 Voyager A New Plan for Keeping NASA’s Oldest …

iTunes

Logo “iTunes is the best way to organize and enjoy the music, movies, and TV shows you already have — and shop for the ones you want. Enjoy all the entertainment iTunes has to offer on your Mac and PC.” (May 2019) If you want to sync your devices and do old school stuff like …

Firefox

Logo In 2019 my fave browser is Firefox. I also use Google Chrome when recording Youtube hangout conversations and Safari to handle a secondary Twitter account. The primary go-to browswer is Firefox. This inside baseball page shows how to make the most of Firefox and features the latest snippet. What we like: Privacy safeguards Screenshots …

Macs

Buzzwords Macintosh computers Key Links apple.com environment Mac ID https://appleid.apple.com Continuity Camera https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209037 MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 https://www.techspot.com/downloads/6907-macos-sierra.html Recycling https://earther.gizmodo.com/behind-the-hype-of-apples-plan-to-end-mining-1833045476 Apple Support News 32-bit app compatibility with macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208436 https://checkcoverage.apple.com/us/en/ Apps and Applications iMovie Application Privacy Pro Apple TV https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201664 Tablets https://www.fastcompany.com/90259725/why-i-ditched-the-mac-to-work-exclusively-on-ipad-pro Add-Ons https://macroplant.com/iexplorer https://www.ecamm.com/mac/phoneview/ Planeta.com Computers iTunes iPhone Lightning Cable Apple …

Skype

Logo Among our favorite communication apps – Skype — skype.com — first released in 2003, making quite the leap forward with phone calls. 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 …

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 Third Industrial …

Firefox Links

Photo: National Park Service, Island Fox Links related to the Firefox browser presented in somewhat random fashion: Accessibility Accessibility Features: Zoom, Fonts and Colors Address Bar The address bar might be the most powerful tool in the sleek new Firefox toolbar. Start typing, and see suggestions based on your browsing and search history. Go to …

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Buzzwords Artificial Intelligence (AI) is intelligence exhibited by machines Who’s working on this? Amazon Apple Facebook Google Uber Questions How do you translate ‘Artificial Intelligence’ in other languages? Bonus points for Indigenous languages. Buzzwords AI – Alexa – Conversation – Deepfake – Digital Humans – Digital Twin – Eliza – Extended Intelligence – Facial Recognition – …

Livestreaming and archived video

Poster This page is a special shoutout to those attempting live and recorded video from the event organizers, educators, tour guides, artisans, academics, and others featured and linked from Planeta.com. Live news disasters receive around-the-clock video coverage on multiple channels. Example: this week’s burning of Notre Dame Cathedral. What will we see in a few …

Search Engines

Buzzwords Search engines web readers find the proverbial needle in the haystack Essay Planeta.com archives our own materials (10,000+ pages) and links to quality sites elsewhere on the Web. We also employ a search engine which helps locate specific documents on our site. Info Please Finding specific information on the web is not an easy …