Consumer Electronics Show 2018

Buzzwords Las Vegas’ largest convention is the Consumer Electronic Show which takes place January 9-12, 2018. Hashtag: #CES2018 Official spin: “CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage …

What should 2018 be the International Year of?

Roofdog Kudos to @drspacejunk for prompting the question: What should 2018 be the International Year of? = ¿Cuál debería ser 2018 el Año Internacional de? #roofdog Translations: (Google Translate and double checking) Maori: He aha te 2018 hei Tau International? French: En quoi 2018 devrait-elle être l’Année internationale? German: Was sollte 2018 das Internationale Jahr …

Gorilla Channel

Buzzwords Trending on Twitter tonight – Gorilla Channel @pixelatedboat has created a parody excerpt of the new Fire and Fury book about Donald Trump’s first year in office. Source: On his first night in the White House, President Trump complained that the TV in his bedroom was broken, because it didn’t have ‘the gorilla channel. …

Introducing Internet Universality Indicators

Buzzwords News from UNESCO Help UNESCO finalize the draft Internet Universality Indicators Stakeholders are invited to review the first draft indicators document and respond to the three questions below by March 15, 2018. Submissions should be sent via email an online submission platform to be available in late December. Consultation questions: Are there any additional themes, questions or indicators which you believe …

Transforming Travel (book preview)

Book Cover Transforming Travel: Realising the Potential of Sustainable Tourism by Jeremy Smith. Available for download free for a limited time: https://www.cabi.org/bookshop/book/9781786394194 Table of Contents 1: Foreword 2: Introduction 3: The Transformative Hotel 4: Transforming Tours and Experiences 5: Transforming Places 6: Transforming Transport 7: Transforming Communication 8: Transforming Tourism 9: Further Reading Key Links …

Crossing Borders and Building Bridges #ILASSA38

Call for papers for the 2018 ILASSA 38 Conference which will take place March 1-3, 2018 at the University of Texas at Austin. Hashtag: #ILASSA38 Ilassa: Given the current sociopolitical climate across the globe and particularly in Latin America it becomes necessary forge new connections and solidarities between different cultures, knowledges and life projects. The …