Kumoontun

Photo: Marco introduces Kumoontun (Used with permission) Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative promotes research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. One of our Twitter Faves and a spotlight feature for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Key [email protected] Avances Pixk …

Technology Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Paseo Verde Library (Some rights reserved) Links related to technology presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesGadgets have stopped working together, and it’s becoming an issueThe enduring allure of retro tech – VoxIn our focus on the digital, have we lost our sense of what being human means? Genevieve Bell Copenhagen Lettercopenhagenletter.orgboingboing.net Recommended …

Technology

Photo: Ron Mader, Pinball Hall of Fame (Some rights reserved) Technology = machinery and equipment developed from the application of scientific knowledge Questions What is the oldest piece of technology in your home right now? = ¿Cuál es la tecnología más antigua de su hogar en este momento? Artwork / Cue Yourself Planeta.com

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 …

Native Innovation

Photo Native Innovation is a Native American and Veteran owned, full service network management company serving the southwestern United States. “We provide enterprise network services to corporate, educational, government, and medical customers. With a variety of support options, from pay-per-incident to annual maintenance agreements, you’ll be sure to find a solution that fits your budget. …

Digital Natives

Lingo Cards Digital native = A person for whom digital technologies already existed when they were born, and hence has grown up with digital technology such as computers, the Internet, mobile phones and MP3s.– Wikipedia EssayThis page is explores the concepts of digital natives and digital migrants with the understanding that any gaps, confusion or …

August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the …

Open Space Technology

Photo: Ron Mader, Open Space Technology in Estonia (Some rights reserved) Open Space Technology (OST) is a creative re-imagining of relationships. OST was developed in 1985 by organizational consultant Harrison Owen. The third edition of his book was published in 2008 and highly recommended for anyone wishing to organize groups of people in ways that …

Spacecraft

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Spacecraft = a vehicle used for traveling in space Recommended ListeningIcons of speed: spaceship – We may be blasé about satellites and space stations circling our planet, and even drones in our skies, but has the spaceship craze ended? Elsewhere on the WebJuly 2019Future stellar flybys of the Voyager and …