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 …

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 – …

Landline

Buzzwords Landline = a conventional telecommunications connection by cable laid across land, typically either on poles or buried underground Headlines landline-phones-in-the-united-states Embedded Tweets #Infographic shows that landline phones are a dying breed. When was the last year you lived in a house with a landline? I had landline phones (which I didn't use) in various …

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 …

Open Journalism

Photo: Always Open Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. We have always sought reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If …

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 …

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 …

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 …