The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Image: Lila, Lucia, Lucia, Lila (one of our favorite videos, so far reaching 73,120 people on Facebook) Communication = Exchange of information and thoughts Also see: communication nerds = enthusiasts and superfans of communication The Value of Communication Many people are aware that improving communication is a worthy objective, yet they are stymied by how to put practice …

Tourism, Crisis, and Communication

Photo: Wilma When a crisis affects a particular place, it is rarely presented in a way that provides updated information for visitors. Many tourism businesses, not to mention regional and national ministries and campaigns, are reluctant to voice concerns. Scaremongering kicks in and things go from bad to worse. The consequence for not engaging the …

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

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. Key Links https://getpocket.com https://getpocket.com/explore/trending https://getpocket.com/a/queue https://getpocket.com/a/recommended https://getpocket.com/tos https://www.facebook.com/pocket @pocket Tweets by Pocket Pocket Premium https://getpocket.com/premium Background Pocket was founded in 2007 …

Digitize or Die

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

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Headlines https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24032052-900-time-to-break-academic-publishings-stranglehold-on-research https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Embedded Tweets Thread of my published research on #biodiversity conservation. #sciencefriday pic.twitter.com/3i5j9uqVmR — Mike Mascia (@Mike_Mascia) January 26, 2018 Doing science is only half the job. It must also be shared with the world. https://t.co/mtOI1lsMbf — Dr. Jonathan Foley (@GlobalEcoGuy) September 17, 2016 It's #underratedungulate reveal day …

Whatsapp

Logo WhatsApp Messenger – whatsapp.com – is a freeware, cross-platform, and end-to-end encrypted instant messaging application for smartphones. It also incorporates a feature called status, which allows users to upload photos and videos to a 24-hours-lifetime feed that, by default, are visible to all contacts. Key Links whatsapp.com https://web.whatsapp.com – To see whatsapp on your …

Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications Institute (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones)

Logo Wikipedia: The Federal Telecommunications Institute (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones, abbreviated as IFT and incorrectly referred to as IFETEL) is an independent government agency of Mexico charged with the regulation of telecommunications and broadcasting services. It was formed on September 10, 2013, as part of larger reforms to Mexican telecom regulations, and replaced the Federal …

Refrigerator Magnets

Photo What’s the point of a souvenir? To remind you of a place where you are not. The souvenirs we choose to keep and display to ourselves and our familial worlds receive a place of honor on a shelf of collected knick knack, walls and sometimes the refrigerator. Refrigerator magnets hold a special place in …