The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Image: Lila, Lucia, Lucia, Lila (one of our favorite videos, so far reaching 73,120 people on Facebook) Communication = Exchange of information and thoughts Also see: communication nerds = enthusiasts and superfans of communication The Value of CommunicationMany people are aware that improving communication is a worthy objective, yet they are stymied by how to put practice into …

Radio

Photo Radio = The transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves of radio frequency, especially those carrying sound messages FYI – The difference between FM and AM radio?  Basically, FM radio is tuned to changes in the frequency of radio waves, whilst AM is tuned to the amplitude of radio waves. So AM radio is more …

Mexico Journalism

Mexico Flag HeadlinesMéxico, el mas mortal para los periodistas en 2019 Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/TomBuckley519/status/1160608919129153537 Reporters without bordershttps://www.rsf-es.orghttps://www.rsf-es.org/grandes-citas/[email protected]_EShttps://rsf.org/enhttps://rsf.org/en/ranking/2019https://rsf.org/en/mexicohttps://www.mom-rsf.org/en/countries/[email protected]_inter Planeta.comhttps://www.planeta.com/journalismhttps://www.planeta.com/mexico

Engagement

Graphic: Ron Mader, Levels of Engagement Engagement = Meaningful interaction One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is that of engagement – how to communicate, interact and listen to locals and how to avoid fatigue over the rough patches. Avoiding engagement fatigue is critical if …

Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer Also spelled: digitise What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options as we head in 2020? This page explores the practical ins and outs and it will highlight …

Whatsapp

Logo Making the most of the social web, we are seeking your tips on making the most of real-time video calls. Where is the conversation? Everywhere! Are you using Duo, Facetime, Facebook Messenger, Houseparty, Skype, Zoom, or WhatsApp – whatsapp.com – the freeware, cross-platform, and end-to-end encrypted instant messaging app for smartphones? We explore this …

Can you make a playlist?

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Playlist = a list of recorded songs or pieces of music chosen Digital Literacy Quiz Can you make a playlist? 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 …

Improving Signage

Photo: La Paz = Peace Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Orientation is key. Good signage obeys three simple rules: 1) The information is clear. 2) The information is accurate. 3) The information is where the visitor is looking. Confusing, obsolete or hard-to-find information leads visitors to question the …

Signage

Photo: Local Cheese Maker, Smith’s Signage = 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: Signage Spanish: Señalización Google Graph Elsewhere on the Web World Signs Gallery Wikipedia Signage Improving Signage Improving …

Cancelled – National Eucalypt Day: Nature Journaling Workshop with Paula Peeters

Photo: Brisbane City Council Cancelled. For friends in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Discover nature journaling amongst the eucalypts. Artist, ecologist, and writer Paula Peters (@paperbark_) leads a journey of artistic and empathetic creation in the city’s Botanic Gardens. In Australia March 23 is National Eucalypt Day and on March 21 the city of Brisbane hosts a …