Twitter

Logo In the pantheon of the social web, Twitter – twitter.com – allows users to publish short messages. Twitterers can post their tweets across devices and computers. Our take: Twitter is a global poetry slam. Say something brilliant or quote someone wise. You can tweet your own horn or remix the work of others. 2021 …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Barber Pole Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors / year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. Some faves and recommended follows …

Plot Your Path

Photo: Carlsbad Caverns National Park Service theme for January 2021: Plot Your Path. Are you ready for a new year, new goals, and new adventures? Share what paths you hope to take this year. Hashtag: #PlotYourPath The new year of 2021 offers a fresh start for park, program, partnerships, and visitors. Let’s share what we …

Wikipedia Links

Logo Links related to Wikipedia presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWikipedia, “Jeopardy!,” and the Fate of the Fact – The New YorkerA-wikipedian-told-us-how-wikipedia-stays-reliable-in-the-fake-news-erahttp://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/04/wikipedia-open-access/479364http://www.avclub.com/article/there-are-surprisingly-few-ads-wikipedias-look-pro-235452http://www.avclub.com/article/wikipedia-reaches-5-million-articles-entry-about-s-227771http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/sep/15/wikipedia-view-of-the-world-is-still-written-by-the-westhttp://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/wikipedia-entries-asian-american-art-get-update-edit-thon-n419846The top-viewed Wikipedia page for every day of 2014http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2907786/How-Indigenous-Australian-one-Wikipedia-s-pages-year-Site-reveals-entry-popular-eight-days-row-knows-why.htmlhttp://www.wired.com/2014/12/web-app-visualizes-wikipedia-starry-galaxy-articleshttps://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/11/05/50-hours-of-art-the-museo-soumaya-editathonWikipedia Emerges as Trusted Internet Source for Ebola Informationhttp://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/25/us-congress-banned-editing-wikipedia-trollinghttp://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/academics-continue-flirting-with-a-former-foe-wikipedia/53337http://www.cnet.com/news/corruption-in-wikiland-paid-pr-scandal-erupts-at-wikipediaThe distorted mirror of Wikipedia: a quantitative analysis of Wikipedia coverage of academicshttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/tech/wikipedia-jimmy-wales-conferencehttp://gizmodo.com/set-your-phones-photos-free-with-the-wikimedia-commons-484586665http://asia.cnet.com/wikistats-identifies-trends-by-tracking-wikipedia-edits-62216871.htmhttp://techcrunch.com/2012/06/21/jimmy-wales-on-new-editing-platform-this-is-epically-importantMapping WikipediaYou want to start your …

Start Slideshow

Poster Start Slideshow Great hack(?): Open Apple TV, select and start a music option of your choice – say Radio Paradise – then open Flickr, login, and select the albums or faves of your choice. To be honest, we have not found Flickr that engaging in the past ten years, but perhaps 2020 Flickr Renaissance …

Virtual Conference

Photo: Oaxaca Workshop Virtual Conference = Online event in which remote participants access presentations and collaborative networking Also see: online conference Making the most of an online conferenceIf you want to participate … Register. Make time available. Consult the background reading / previous videos Participate. Don’t lurk. At traditional conferences, you are noticed by your …

Google Maps

Icon Google Maps – google.com/maps – is a web mapping service developed by Google. It offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views  (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle, and public transportation. For gamification fans, Google Maps ranks users’ contributions – photos, reviews and fact-checking. …

Wikipedia

Elsewhere on the Web Wikipedia — wikipedia.org — is a dynamic online pioneer in the maturing movements for free knowledge, open access, and crowdsourcing. Planeta.com links to Wikipedia on many pages but what remains confusing are the protocols of adding or not adding a link to one’s website, of adding or not adding information about …