Wikimedia Foundation News: **Wikipedia is a mirror of the world’s gender biases**
"Dr. Donna Strickland is brilliant, accomplished, and inspiring—she is the first woman Nobel Physics laureate in 55 years. To use Wikipedia parlance, Dr. Strickland is very clearly notable. Except that, somehow, she wasn’t. Despite her groundbreaking res…"
RT @firstname.lastname@example.org: snetris (snake + tetris)
Wikimedia Foundation News: **Why didn’t Wikipedia have article on Donna Strickland, winner of a Nobel Prize?**
"Donna Strickland is an optical physicist at the University of Waterloo. She is also a Nobel laureate (having been announced as the winner of a Nobel Prize in Physics yesterday), a former president and fellow of the Optical Society, an…"
art, 'Nonfacial Portrait', avoiding computer-vision recognition Show more
love this idea
'We’ve invited painters and asked them to make portrait paintings of a person. They had to follow one rule: “the face of the portrait must not be detected by computer vision.” '
A1, AKOS in internetna nevtralnost
Prusa working on open-source resin printer http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180924-josef-prusa-introduces-open-source-resin-3d-printer-prusa-sl1.html
That you're celebrating 90 years since your first motion picture debut means you're well past your public domain bedtime you fucking rat.
But because your handlers can't stand the thought of giving you up to the rest of the world means we'll probably have to suffer another 90 years without anything going into the public domain, least of all the stuff that you stole from it.
Fuck you, Mickey. Fuck you.
@cypnk A small side note that may be of interest:
Chupacabras, with an s, is the singular form of the word. Some nouns in Spanish work this way. Chupacabras (not an official word, of course) literally means "sucks goats". We translate it to English as "goat sucker".
A similar word is "abrelatas", a singular noun which literally means "opens cans", and we call a "can opener".
if I hook up a modem to a megaphone, isn't that basically the same thing as wifi
that feeling when you don't have the file you really need
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