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 …

Open Journalism

Buzzwords 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. Planta.com seeks reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If open journalism is to …

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 …

Can you make a playlist?

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Can you make a playlist? Continuing our gameification of the social web, points to our friends who can make a public or semi-public playlist on GooglePlay, YouTube, and other channels. Why? Making and maintaining a playlist is sometimes challenging. This page attempts to make playlist making (and listening / …

Information and communication technology (ICT)

Information and communication technology (ICT) is another/extensional term for information technology (IT) which stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), computers as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audio-visual systems, which enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information. – Wikipedia   Planeta.com …

Signage

Photo: La Cosecha Anniversary Make a good first impression! Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Orientation is key. Rules of Good Signage Good signage obeys three simple rules: 1) The information is clear. 2) The information is accurate. 3) The information is where the visitor is looking. Confusing, obsolete …

Posters

Poster = a large printed picture used for education and decoration As part of our campaign to improve wayfinding, we ask the following Please take and share photos of favorite posters and signage. We’d love to see the message and notice boards. Bonus points if you spot any of the posters featured on this site. Making …

Expanding World Heritage Dialogues

Photo: Bartłomiej Banaszak, Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, Dialogue Among the side events at 41whc For a Structured Dialogue with Civil Society Europa Nostra, the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe, together with the Host Country represented by the National Heritage Board of Poland, will host a discussion, in conjunction with the 41st session of the World …