Collaboration in Aotearoa New Zealand Travel and Tourism

Posters Join us on an ongoing virtual tour of travel and tourism in Aotearoa New Zealand. Related to this feature is a Google Doc: Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism —https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YiYNLbBqoMksx3aftECKi4rMdupAmMFe8QL3TaS9lNA/edit — that anyone can edit. Obviously, we’d like people who can be knowledgeable and helpful to participate. Questions What are the most imaginative, creative …

Facebook

Screenshot Facebook – facebook.com – is a prominent and oft controversial social web network in which there is no single ‘home’ page but viewers see different configurations of posts displayed via algorithms calculated to monetize attention. It also shares prompts for your friends’ birthdays. Consider this a revival of the telephone party line where you …

Upgrade

Verbs Upgrade = To raise (something) to a higher standard Also see: Level up Upgrade your world by making the most of old-school allies and the expanding universe of the social web This presentation shows how the messages of environmental conservation and responsible / conscious / local travel is told using hi-tech and lo-fi communication. …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Cornerstone Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from urban stress. Questions …

What is the Social Web?

Photo: San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya It’s easier than ever to use the social web. Also called social media, these platforms, channels, and apps allow members to post, share, rank, share, and often remix user-generated content. Consider it a revival of the telephone party line where you can have intimate conversations but people can listen in – …

Sharing Cultures

Photo: Guelaguetza Exploring sharing, culture, and sharing cultures. 2017 WorkshopsPlaneta.com’s director Ron Mader presented four workshop sessions under the rubric of Sharing Cultures on the Social Web, introducing examples from around the world of cultural conservation using the social web at the Native Innovation Educational Technology Conference (June 2017). Slideshare World Heritage Day 2020The theme …

Hangout

Poster: Are you hangoutable? = ¿Estás hangoutable? Hangout = To relax completely in an unassuming way. Also a Google term for a live video conversation, private or public, aka hangout on air. Before we get to the technical definition and how-to guide, focus on the relax part. You’re in a hammock or stretched out in a lounge …

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 …

Australia

Photo:  Pedro Szekely, Perth Australia is an island continent and country. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Much of the continent has lain flat …

Flickr

Poster We have been big fans of Flickr – flickr.com – the user-generated photography website which launched in February 2004. This pioneering social web site rewards interaction and offers access to Creative Commons-licensed images. Key Linksflickr.comcookie policysubscription information (FAQ) Questions Is Flickr worth a pro subscription? Specifics – Would you trust connecting your Flickr account …