Mathematics

Photo: Tom Brown, Mathematics Mathematics = The study of numbers, equations, functions, and geometric shapes and their relationships Headlines The Strange Numbers That Birthed Modern Algebra – Quanta Magazine The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature – Quanta a-hard-days-night-how-mathematics-revealed-beatles-secret/9093348 http://www.radiolab.org/story/meter-measure-man common-core-makes-simple-math-more-complicated-heres-why Recommended Listening http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sum-of-all-parts/ Truth by numbers – Many people think of …

Mexico City Hosts Festival of Indigenous Cultures

Mexico City – Recapping last week’s Fifth Festival of Indigenous Cultures, Peoples and Original Neighborhoods originating in Mexico City (Quinta Fiesta de las Culturas Indígenas, Pueblos y Barrios Originarios de la Ciudad de México), August 24 to September 2. Join us! = ¡Acompáñanos! Key Links http://data.cultura.cdmx.gob.mx/culturasindigenas https://twitter.com/FiestaIndigena Questions Is there a directory of exhibitors? = …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo. Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing trips that are bespoke and out of the ordinary. She has a mastery …

International Folk Art Market 2018

Santa Fe, New Mexico hosted the 2018 International Folk Art Market. Hashtag: #IFAM2018 Key Links https://www.folkartmarket.org/events-programs/international-folk-art-market-santa-fe https://www.folkartmarket.org https://www.facebook.com/folkartmarket Announcement https://twitter.com/ifamsantafe This year’s market attracted 39 first-time artists, 123 returning artists, and two countries never before represented at the Market—Azerbaijan, and Greece. Twenty-eight artists will again provide Innovation Inspiration in a special exhibition area, translating traditional …

Activations

Buzzwords Activation = The action or process of making something active or operative Headlines How SXSW, Comic-Con Fueled the Rise of Activation Culture – Hollywood Reporter Why Hollywood marketing execs love Comic-Con activations, from ‘The Good Place’ to … a sci-fi Taco Bell from the future? Planeta.com https://planeta.com/activate Engagement

Read Write Culture

Poster Read Write Culture = Permissive of efforts to improve upon, change, integrate, or otherwise remix the work of others. Quotes The Internet is reviving the read write culture, moving us from a passive consumption of culture to the kind of culture where we create and share what we create.- Lawrence Lessig, NetHui Keynote (2011) …

Finno-Ugric

Indigenous Peoples According to recent studies, the peoples that speak Finno-Ugric languages have lived in Europe for about ten millennia. It seems that before the Great Migration, primarily Finno-Ugric languages were spoken in Eastern and Central Europe. Today, almost 25 million people belong to the Uralic (Finno-Ugric and Samoyed) language family, living within an area …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the event National and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities in Ireland …