How to make the most of YouTube

Core skills (Adventures in Digital Literacy!) Have you created an account on YouTube? Can you login on your laptop? On your phone? On your tablet? Have you favorited a video? Have you subscribed to a YouTube channel? Have you adjusted your YouTube account notifications? Have you viewed your YouTube channel statistics? Have you turned off an advertisement …

Hangout

Poster: Are you hangoutable? = ¿Estás hangoutable? Hangout = To relax completely in an unassuming way. Also a Google term for a live video conversation, private or public, aka hangout on air. Before we get to the technical definition and how-to guide, focus on the relax part. You’re in a hammock or stretched out in a lounge …

Skype

Photo Skype — https://www.skype.com — was first released in 2003. Core skills (Adventures in Digital Literacy) Have you created an account on Skype? Can you login on your laptop? On your phone? On your tablet? What version of Skype are you using? Does your microphone work? Does your webcam work? Have you changed your mood message? …

The Real Costs of a US-Mexico Border Wall

Live webcast, 830am EST Thursday with  @VFelbabBrown, @RepCuellar,  @mariauxpen @BrookingsInst Registration:  http://connect.brookings.edu/register-to-watch-us-mexico-wall Hashtag: #BrookingsEssay Background: President Trump’s proposed border wall, and more broadly how the United States defines its relationship with Mexico, directly affects the 12 million people who live within 100 miles of the border. Beyond the question of cost and payment, there are a number of …

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 …

Evaluating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development #iy2017

Poster The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness …

Wildlife Tourism Australia Conversations

Poster Planeta.com and Wildlife Tourism Australia are holding a series of video conversations in preparation for the 2018 Wildlife Tourism Conference. We will talk about what’s new in Tasmania and how this conference will connect and engage locals and visitors. We will be talking with with Ronda Green and members of Wildlife Tourism Australia. We …

Communication and Conservation in Mexico

Mexico City – Thursday, October 26 Universum hosts a seminar on Communication and Conservation. The Spanish-language discussion will have livestreaming video beginning at 10:30am (Mexico time). Do not miss this! = ¡No faltes! Speakers include Carlos Galindo, Gustavo M. Ballesté, Jatziri Pérez, Jaime Rojo and Exequiel Ezcurra. Key Links Ecovalor http://ecovalor.mx https://livestream.com/CienciaUNAM/ecovalormx https://www.facebook.com/EcoValor-Mx-205791496441661 Universum Universum, …

Viewing Party

Buzzwords Viewing Party = Reception for shared watching of a live video Embedded Tweets In Las Vegas – home of @thekillers – are there any AFL Grand Final viewing parties? Where can we watch the game on the big, big screen? @afl pic.twitter.com/klUFB9CZ3q — Ron Mader (@ronmader) September 30, 2017 Planeta.com How to make the …