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 …

Pencil

Photo: Free pencils Pencil = an instrument for writing or drawing, consisting of a thin stick of graphite or a similar substance enclosed in a long thin piece of wood Elsewhere on the WebAntonin Dvorak: In 1901 the Austrian government appointed Antonin Dvorak (and Jaroslav Vrchlicky) a life member of the Upper House of Parliament. …

Digital Megatrends

Report cover Recommended Reading: Digital Megatrends Digital Megatrends 2019 [pdf · 3mb] By Dr Stefan Hajkowicz and Dave Dawson, from Data61’s Strategic Insights team Data 61: This report explores plausible futures using methods of strategic foresight pioneered at CSIRO’s Data61. We explore the coming decade of digital disruption through the lens of six interlinked megatrends …

Colin Bisset

Photo Presenting the explorer of the iconic, Colin Bisset. A serial clarifier, Colin condenses the wonders of physical icons around the globe in lively, poetic and educational 3-5 minute capsules on the weekend Blueprint for Living. One of my all-time favorite segments from Australian National Radio’s considerable program, Colin’s features continue to surprise and take …

Signage

Photo: Steve Bridger views the signage, Wayfinding (2003) Signage = signs collectively, especially commercial or public display signs Wikipedia: Signage is the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group, usually for the purpose of marketing or a kind of advocacy. Translating: SignageSpanish: Señalización Google Graph Elsewhere on …

Press Conference

Lingo Cards Press Conference = an interview given to journalists by a prominent person in order to make an announcement or answer questions. Our request: press conferences should be live-streamed with on-demand viewing. Press conferences need to answer questions from those in the room and those who watch in real-time. If the Las Vegas Raiders …

Las Vegas News

Poster Living in, visiting, or just paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of current happenings, sports, weather, and other news ranging from dead tree newspapers and weekly to blogs, and podcasts, and TV news. This Planeta.com page is a directory of the explicit purveyors of breaking news, press conferences, and the …

Nature Tracks

Photo One more way to visit the hinterlands of Australia – listening. Here is audio goodness from ABC Radio National. Presenting Nature Track – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/nature-track – a series of delightfully slow soundscapes available on YouTube. This series is recorded by Ann Jones, host of ABC nature podcast Off Track, and YouTube animal series How Deadly. …