This Week: #CoP17

September 24-October 5The 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17) takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hashtags: #COP17 #CITESCOP17 This will be the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES held on the African continent since CITES came into force on 1 July 1975, but it will the first held …

Comer con los ojos = Feast for the eyes

Poster Recommended Viewing: Comer con los Ojos (Feast for the Eyes), a Spanish-language video series featured on YouTube and Facebook: Kudos Mónica Gracia Manrique Latest episode #10: Patrimonio Culinario y Ferias Gastronomicas (Culinary Heritage and Gastronomic Fairs) Tenemos la entrevista con la Dra. Melissa Biggs (@melisu_b), destacada investigadora de las cocina mexicanas, quien nos platica de …

Skype

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, Whatsapp, Zoom, or Skype — skype.com — first released in 2003, making quite the leap forward with phone calls. We explore …

YouTube

Logo YouTube – youtube.com –  is a video-sharing website, created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005 and owned by Google since late 2006, on which users can upload, view and share videos. Key Links youtube.com new live events library subscriptions Planeta Channel Ron Mader Core skills (Digital Literacy Quiz) Have you created an …

Planeta.com September 2019 Preview

Poster This month we are starting experiments in livestreaming, public conversations. Some of the sessions take place on Facebook and Twitter/Periscope. Our September 3 and 5th and 12th YouTuve chats were delayed due to technical reasons via YouTube. September 19 Planeta Talks September 19, 2019 Starting Time Join us! Where is the conversation? We begin …

Livestream

Logo Livestream – livestream.com – is a video live streaming platform that allows customers to broadcast live video content using a camera and a computer through the Internet, and viewers to play the content via the web, iOS, Android, Roku, and the Apple TV. Key Linkslivestream.com Pet Peeves Inability to login on Livestream using Apple-TV …

Australia’s Four Corners

Logo Australia – Since 1961, Four Corners – https://www.abc.net.au/4corners – has been exposing scandals, triggering inquiries, firing debate and confronting taboos. Excellence in journalism and film-making has earned international recognition, winning 44 Walkley Awards, 16 Logies and an array of other international awards. Take a look at the best journalism from the 50th anniversary special …

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 …