Reconsidering Facebook

Poster Given the recent scandal regarding Cambridge Analytica, we are reconsidering our use of Facebook. While some call for people to delete Facebook accounts, we are decidedly on the fence, finding the social web channel a useful tool to stay in touch with friends. This page will be updated accordingly. Your thoughts? Making the most …

Making the most of live and archived video

Buzzwords Among our challenges – digitizing old video tapes, movies, slides and presentations and weaving participant-made videos in today’s live events and conferences. This special shoutout to organizers and participants at upcoming events covered on Planeta.com – let us know how to watch and encourage official and individual videos. Why Live Video Live video is …

Viewing Party

Buzzwords Viewing Party = Reception for shared watching of a live video Elsewhere on the Web https://lasvegassun.com/news/2018/mar/13/where-to-watch-the-ncaa-tournament-in-las-vegas Embedded Tweets Hey #vegas @GoldenKnights fans. We are hosting a watch party for game 4 of the playoff series on Wed. night at the Henderson Pavillion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy. Come out dressed in your Knights gear …

Enhancing Interaction: New Zealand’s National Digital Forum

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum kicks off today at 9am (local time) at Te Papa in Wellington. For remote participants, livestreaming video is available online http://ndf.org.nz/ndf-live-stream Hashtags: #NDF2016 #NDFNZ For full details of the programme, download the conference app, or download the full conference programme in PDF format to review all session abstracts and bios. Technology events in New …

#NetHui Roadtrip: If this grabs your attention, please stand

If this grabs your attention, please stand. New Zealand shows the world how to stage an engaging event. My current choice of a benchmark event with livestreaming video is New Zealand’s NetHui which since 2010 has made the most of face-to-face networking and online interaction. And in 2016, the annual event simply hit the road. October …

How to Tweet from the World Conservation Congress #IUCNCongress

Held every four years, the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress will be the largest gathering of environmental policy makers since the Paris Climate Agreement and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, and presents a major opportunity to start putting these deals into action. Hawai‘i hosts the event September 1-10, 2016. Hashtag: #IUCNcongress How to Tweet about …

August 17 – Making the most of Live Video #PlanetaTalks

Viva Livestreaming Video! Who wants to test YouTube Live? https://www.youtube.com/c/ronmader/live Seriously, how does this work? Setting up a live-streaming encoder is far more complicated than the old hangout system. We’ll be testing it out over the next few days and updating the relevant pages on the Planeta Wiki. For the record, we’re also big fans of Periscope. Kudos to …

Hanging out on Biodiversity Day #idb2016

May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica). Planeta.com hosts a live video hangout over the #IDB2016 weekend. Mainstreaming is livestreaming! The format will be a guided tour of key websites and online resources focusing on biodiversity. Starting Time: Las Vegas, Saturday, May 21 730am Questions How is ‘biodiversity’ …