Radio

Photo: Ron Mader, Celluloid Radio Bank (Some rights reserved) 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 …

The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Image: Lila, Lucia, Lucia, Lila (one of our favorite videos, so far reaching 80,000+ people on Facebook, used with permission) 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 …

Engagement

Graphic: Ron Mader, Levels of Engagement (Some rights reserved) Engagement = Meaningful interaction One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation, tourism, economic development, job creation is that of engagement – how to communicate, interact. Often we need to listen and express ourselves to locals and outsiders. Sometimes this task seems insurmountable as …

Digitize

Photo:Ron Mader, Digitize (Some rights reserved) 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? This page explores the practical ins and outs and it will highlight inspired …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Mark your calendar. 2022-2032 is the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Recommended ListeningPass it on: preserving Indigenous languages – Awaye – A panel discusses the purpose of language revival – is it fluency, dual naming or …

Hyperconnectivity

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Hyperconnectivity = use of multiple means of communication, such as email, instant messaging, telephone, face-to-face contact and social web channels. Hyperconnectivity is a term invented in 2001 to design the multiple means of communication we have today, such as face-to-face contact, email, instant messaging, telephone or the Internet. This global …

Tools

Lingo Cards Tool = a device, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular action QuotesNew truths become evident when new tools become available.– Rosalyn Sussman Yalow WikipediaWerkzeug FeaturesKeen on responsible travel , conscious travel and ecotourism? Here are tips on using social web channels including Facebook, Flickr (still!),  Twitter, and YouTube. More about this online Planeta.com

Media

Lingo Cards Media = The means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet, that reach or influence people widely Plural of medium Recommended Listening All journalists are climate reporters now – Media Watch – The climate talks in Glasgow are the big global story right now – but it doesn’t always feel …

The world is a smartphone and those who do not travel use only one app

Poster (Some rights reserved) A smartphone is a mobile device that offers advanced computing ability and connectivity. Our view: The smartphone turns every walk into a potential photo safari. Should we call it a ‘phone?’ HeadlinesIs Your Smartphone Giving You Carpal Tunnel? – WebMDHow to Set up a Smartphone for Elderly Loved Ones – WiredWhat …