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

Poster A smartphone is a mobile telephone 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 employee, …

Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer. What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options as we head in 2018? What would we like to see online by 2020? This page explores the practical ins …

Pocket

Elsewhere on the Web For mobile adventurers, Pocket is an app/extension that can be used across devices. For those who formerly used Delicious to bookmark favorite pages and sites, this is a recommended replacement. Background Pocket was founded in 2007 by Nate Weiner to help people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web …

Gutenberg

Buzzwords Writing our story … our being the folks with WordPress trying out Gutenberg. Suggestions are welcome from those further on the learning curve. What can we do now with Gutenberg that would make Planeta.com a better website? Support https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/gutenberg Gutenberg 3.5.0 Released Github https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md Leave a way to turn it off https://wordpress.org/support/topic/please-leave-a-way-to-turn-gutenberg-off Videos Buzzwords …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Ayuuk Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Māori Náhuatl Events Māori Language Week …

Radio

Photo Radio = The transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves of radio frequency, especially those carrying sound messages FYI – The difference between FM and AM radio?  Basically, FM radio is tuned to changes in the frequency of radio waves, whilst AM is tuned to the amplitude of radio waves. So AM radio is more …

Talanoa

Buzzwords Talanoa (“talk” or “discussion” in Fijian, Samoan and Tongan) is a Pacific Island form of dialogue that brings people together to share opposing views without any predetermined expectations for agreement. Talanoa participants set the parameters for their discussions: inclusion, reconciliation and mutual respect. – David Robinson and Kayt Robinson, Pacific ways of talk – …

Wi-Fi

Buzzwords Want free Wi-Fi at your conference, hotel or university classroom? Ask for it. Wireless Internet, aka Wi-Fi, is no longer a nice to have accoutrement but a must have essential for events and conferences that want to generate a buzz inside and outside the room. We are also seeing increased usage in public spaces. …

Can you make a playlist? #roofdog

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Continuing our gameification of the social web, points to our friends who can make a playlist on GooglePlay, YouTube and other channels. Roofdog fans, thanks. Translating Can you make a playlist? Spanish: ¿Puedes crear un playlist? View all sizes YouTube Examples https://www.youtube.com/user/iucn/playlists https://www.youtube.com/user/ronmader/playlists Embedded Tweets So I just started …