In the world outside of the mass and social media, we can have a reasoned, and even emotional argument about what we should do about the situation we are in.
social media Archives - State of the Planet
A project from the Urban Design Lab combines mapping techniques with Twitter-usage data to gain a real-time understanding of how people occupy public space.
Social media plus scientists plus Chemistry Cat puns is a great formula for a talk, right?
If you wanted to get a sense of the State of the Planet, you didn’t need to be at the Columbia University conference on Oct. 11. You just needed to follow #SOP2012. Six hundred people gathered at the event to think about the future of sustainable development, while 476 people sent 1,300 tweets, making about 6.2 million impressions through Twitter. And one thread running through the event was that social media is an important way to draw attention to sustainable development issues on an international platform and in a comprehensible way.
“After the warm winter, is this summer going to be insanely hot?”
What is the role of social media in advancing environmental sustainability and conservation? Do tweeting, posting, and blogging really accelerate technological progress and science?