Attention

Poster: What is the value of attention? Attention = Focusing consciousness and taking notice Also see: partial attention, conscious ReflectionsAnyone can pay attention for an instant. But what does it take to pay attention over time? Enough of the drive-by conversations, as engaging as they ephemerally are. How do we pay attention over time? When …

The Value of Collaboration

Photo: Postcards from Oaxaca Collaboration = the action of working with someone to produce or create something EssayLack of collaboration is a proverbial stone in the road for those developing ‘sustainable’ tourism. Many tourism players are aware that improving collaboration is a worthy objective, yet they feel stymied by how to put practice into action. We …

Peace

Peace = freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility. Translating: Every moment of the day provides an opportunity to create the conditions for peace.Afrikaans: Elke oomblik van die dag bied ‘n geleentheid om die voorwaardes vir vrede te skep.German: Jeder Moment des Tages bietet die Möglichkeit, die Bedingungen für Frieden zu schaffen.Spanish: Cada momento del día …

Tequio

Buzzwords Tequio = Collective work Photos Embedded Tweets Wikipedia: La palabra proviene del náhuatl, en el vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana de fray Alonso de Molina se registra con dos variantes tequio, la cual no requiere adaptación fonética al castellano; y tequiutl que se ha adaptado como tequiuh perdiendo su final consonántico tl. Se …

Board Games

Buzzwords Board Game = any game played on a board, especially one that involves the movement of pieces on the board, such as chess or checkers Headlineshttps://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/08/the-hottest-new-board-games-from-gen-con-2019https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/12/ars-technicas-ultimate-board-game-buyers-guide-2018-edition Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

People

Buzzwords People = Human beings Meet the locals. HeadlinesThe deadly truth about a world built for men – from stab vests to car crasheshttps://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/feb/23/truth-world-built-for-men-car-crasheshttps://twitter.com/ccriadoperez/status/1099242719761911808 Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. For the purposes of Planeta.com, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step being logged. That said, many of our closest friends …