Vaccine Passports

Buzzwords Vaccine Passport = Proof that you’ve tested negative for or been protected against certain infections Also see: immunity passports HeadlinesNo alternative to vaccine passports, says Dubai airport boss – BBCEurope risks another tech tangle with vaccine passportsCOVID vaccine passports: More cruise lines and airlines climb aboard – CNET ElsewhereWhat is a vaccine passport – …

Digital Heritage

Buzzwords Digital Heritage = the use of digital media in the service of preserving cultural or natural heritage. UNESCO’s Charter on the Preservation of Digital Heritage defines digital heritage as embracing “cultural, educational, scientific and administrative resources, as well as technical, legal, medical and other kinds of information created digitally, or converted into digital form …

Love

Photo: Alebrijes, La Unión Tejalapam, Oaxaca Love = Intense feeling of deep affection Translating: LoveChinese: 爱French: AmourGerman: LiebeHawaiian: AlohaIrish: GráItalian: AmoreJapanese: 愛Māori: ArohaSwedish: KärlekSámi: Ra’hkisvouhtaSpanish: Amor QuotesThere is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning. = Hay una tierra de …

United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Buzzwords Version 2.0 of NAFTA: USCMA = Acronym for the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement, a free trade agreement among Canada, Mexico, and the United States First year anniversary on July 1, 2021 Key LinksAgreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada 7/1/20 ReportsA Winning Bet: The USMCA at One Year HeadlinesAS/COA …

Regenerative Tourism

Buzzwords Regenerative Tourism = travels that repair the harm that has already been done = viajes que reparan el daño que ya se ha hecho Questions Is regenerative tourism site-specific? = ¿El turismo regenerativo es específico de los sitios? How does regenerative tourism deal with communication obstacles by visitors and locals? = ¿Cómo aborda el …

Tequiology

Lingo Cards Tequiology = Quotes In the face of our current global climate emergency, we need to foster forms of technological development that emphasize living with dignity, not infinite economic growth as an end in itself. We must focus on technologies based on collaborative labor more than on competition. As peoples of Abya Yala, we’re experienced …

Periodic Table

Buzzwords Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. International Yeariypt2019.org Recommended ListeningTales from the periodic tableElemental PodcastHappy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – Science Show The Fascinating …

Tokyo Links

Tokyo Flag What would locals like visitors know about Tokyo, Japan? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBCTake one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz Tourism Portalsgotokyo.org – @GOTOKYOofficial Governmentmetro.tokyo.lg.jp ReferencesCurrent Local Time ToiletsTransparent Public Toilets Unveiled In Tokyo …