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 …

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 …

Visitor Information

Information, please! Well-managed visitor information centers are helpful to locals and visitors. But if the brick-and-mortar centers are not accessible or have outdated info or charge too much to let tourism services post brochures, then they do everyone a disservice. If traditional models of tourism communication are not rethought and remodeled, then locals and visitors …

Email

Buzzwords A humble suggestion. Let’s use email more wisely. Personally, I check it weekly (Thursdays-Fridays), finding the endless announcements and mailing lists from friends and complete strangers tiresome, the spam and junk mail irritating (even if goes to a junk mail folder, why am I receiving this crap?), and the whole notion missing the point …

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Artwork / Cue Yourself Embedded Tweets It's #underratedungulate reveal day so here are more nyala pics for you, this time a comparison between the male and the female 🐃🐐🐫 #scicomm pic.twitter.com/WECtQe8F7H — Matt Davis (@m_davis8802) January 30, 2018 Headlines https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Wiki scicomm Planeta.com Science The Value of Communication = El …

Hyperconnectivity

Buzzwords Hyperconnectivity = use of multiple means of communication, such as email, instant messaging, telephone, face-to-face contact and social web channels. International Museum Day 2018 Hyperconnectivity is a term invented in 2001 to design the multiple means of communication we have today, such as face-to-face contact, email, instant messaging, telephone or the Internet. This global …

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 …

#Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog de Teotitlán Del Valle Planeta.com explores the buzzwords, love them and hate them. Preferably, put them into context and translate them into Spanish (and other languages on request). Visually, this is the solution I came up with this is to put the weasel words as questions in the thought bubbles …

Pocket

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 for later enjoyment. Once …

What’s in your toolbox?

Photo: toolbox Hey world – Interested in responsible travel , conscious travel and ecotourism? Here are tips on using social web channels including blogs and wikis and Facebook, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter and YouTube. Online communication might be easier to understand if the tools we use were in actual toolbox. But the programs, apps, widgets and websites are creations of a digital, ephemeral age. Creating relevant communities for those interested …