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 …

Rock Art

Photo: Valley of Fire Rock Art = Human-made markings placed on natural stone Tips Please do not touch the rock art because contact with the oils in skin will damage them. You may take photographs and sketches, but rubbings are not permitted. Avoid climbing near rock art sites. Bradshaw Foundation Bradshaw Foundation Facebook @BradshawFND Vandalism …

Ellipsis

Buzzwords Ellipsis = three dots (…) Also see: Typing awareness indicator Quotes In my case — in the particularly high-stakes conversation at hand — it was the bubble that popped up to indicate typing, then disappeared to show he had stopped. Then came back up to show typing, then went away again. Then returned for …

Poetry Slam

Buzzwords Poetry slam = competition in which poets perform spoken word poetry. History Poetry slams began in Chicago in 1984 with its first competition designed to move poetry recitals from academia to a popular audience when American poet Marc Smith began experimenting with existing open microphone venues for poetry readings by making them competitive. Wikipedia …

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. …

Gutenberg

Buzzwords Writing our story … our being the folks with WordPress trying out Gutenberg, aka WordPress 5.0. 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 …

Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World

Book cover 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 …

Media

Buzzwords Media = The means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet, that reach or influence people widely Plural of medium Recommended Listening Is the media making American politics worse? Headlines Media Bubbles Aren’t The Biggest Reason We’re Partisans Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Journalism Improving …