New Titles

Poster New books, movies, and other things that have a title and are available on Amazon.com. Yes, we do receive a small commission for purchases made from this page. Featured on this page are the rough notes including links to authors and tweets about the work. Often these raw notes are cut and paste into …

Photography

Photo:Vegas Stardust Photography = the art or practice of taking and processing photographs Planeta.com is seeking examples of photography that connect locals and visitors, whether by seeking out instagrammable places to visit or by documenting and savoring local culture. We are learning how to take photos and share photos – when to, with whom, and …

Can you make a playlist?

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Playlist = a list of recorded songs or selected videos Continuing our gamification of the social web, points to our friends who can make a public or semi-public playlist on GooglePlay, YouTube, and other channels. Why? Making and maintaining a playlist is sometimes challenging. This page attempts to make …

Online

Photo: Event Horizon Telescope, Black hole at the center of Messier 87 This guide explores the ins and outs of online communication, particularly as pay attention to new opportunities – still crisis-driven in 2021 – for online education and online conferences. Since Planeta.com launched in 1994, we have participated and explained how to use digital …

World Listening Day

Photo: Martin Heigan, Exploring the Universe beyond the Visible Spectrum July 18 is World Listening Day. 2021 Topic: The Unquiet Earth. Hashtags: #WorldListeningDay and #WLD2021 The day features livestreaming audio, contests, and listening-focused walks around the world which focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is …

Paper

Photo: San Agustin Etla, Mexico Paper = material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood or other fibrous substances, used for writing, drawing, or printing on, or as wrapping material FeaturesThe clever folds that kept letters secret – BBC BuzzwordsNewspaper – Newsprint – Onionskin – Paper Planeta.com

TV Shows

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema Links to various TV shows presented in somewhat random fashion: Wanda VisionThey’re bringing out the medium-sized guns, folks! – Recap: While You Were Blipping BattlestarBattlestar Galactica‘s Bear McCreary Knows What Concert Nerds Have Been Missing Mr. MayorThank you for telling me that.High school never ends.nbc.com/mr-mayor Agents of ShieldWe knew that …

Refrigerator Magnets

Photo What’s the point of a souvenir? To remind you of a place where you are not. The souvenirs we choose to keep and display to ourselves and our familial worlds receive a place of honor on a shelf of collected knick knack, walls and sometimes the refrigerator. Refrigerator magnets hold a special place in …

Citizen Journalism

Poster citizen journalism = the collection, dissemination, and analysis of news and information by the general public, especially by means of the Internet CJ and ProtestsCitizen Journalism and Political Protestscommunications.syr.edu HeadlinesInjustice Went Viral Way Before Facebook Live (NSFW)The Guardian is opening up its newslists so you can help us make news Recommended ListeningMaking journalism public …