Monthly Archives: February 2015

Net Neutrality

Net neutrality = Principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment and modes of communication. Advertisements

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Communities, Digital Inclusion and Engaging Events #c20conf

Rough Draft. Edit in process More on the Planeta Wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/digitalinclusion http://planeta.wikispaces.com/wales Feb 25 – 26 Communities 2.0 Celebration of Achievement Conference , Cardiff, focuses on digital inclusion networking and discussion; hashtag: #C20Conf @Communities2_0 Communities 2.0 is the Welsh Government’s … Continue reading

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Mother Language Day 2015

February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999. This special date is meant to promote awareness of multilingualism, as well as cultural and linguistic diversity. Hashtags: #imld15, #dilm15, #LenguaMaterna As a native American English language speaker, I … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2015

Happy Year of the Sheep / Goat / Ram More about Chinese New Year on the Planeta Wiki

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We are always in the moment

Three random thoughts: We need to understand the global significance of Chinese New Year — from China to Las Vegas, what are the stories? Preparing a list of Top 10 Twitter contacts in Cape Town, ranked in order of engagement. … Continue reading

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#RTWeek15 Recap: A Work in Progress

Creating, facilitating and hosting a tentpole event such as Responsible Travel Week is the kind of early-year online workout I need. It’s asking myself the nerdy technical questions: Can I embed a video or photo? Can I make a playlist? … Continue reading

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Working on Empathy #rtweek15

Responsible Travel Week Day #5. Today’s challenge: Be empathetic. Empathy is intuitive, but is also something you can work on, intellectually. – Tim Minchin, Life Lessons Topical Discussion: Volunteering and Voluntolding In many ways, it’s much easier to be attentive, creative, … Continue reading

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