The National Digital Library on India is a single-window platform for all the educational needs. It has 1,70,00,000 books in 200 languages
Oh my god this is such a rich seam: http://lav.io/2014/05/transform-any-text-into-a-patent-application/ - Using some really impressive looking Python libraries for text processing to mine public domain literature for phrases that fit into Patent titles and claims. Includes awesomely ridiculous patent claims derived from the Communist Manifesto.
One of the argument against taking these minorities into account is the plain old ”demanding special treatment is just a way to use power”.
That is, the privileged are OK with a minority so far as it happens with the terms of the privileged, but as soon as the minority people demand their own terms, it is seen as dirty playing.
And also, it seems that some minorities are more 'sexy' than others.
So, readings in this topic, please!
Hey folks! Could you drop me links to some basic readings (preferably online articles) on the following topic.
Our small #coop is very progressive and certain minorities are endorsed and listened to by default, because they are so well represented up to the highest levels.
But at the same time some other minorities are disregarded and even bullied against, even though they, too, are represented up to the highest level.
So here it is, the trailer to my first novel and world's first #velopunk novel.
The texts are in Finnish, as the book is in Finnish, but I guess you can still enjoy the imagery and music.
reading up on the "Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway", a train which ran along the beach (submerged at high tide) on massive fuckin stilts between 1896 and 1901
i have so many questions. how did it work. why didnt it fall over. why why was the inventor's first thought not "pulled along by cables" but instead "fucking electric train!!!". why the fuck didnt they rebuild this instead of the i360
What is sleep!?
Brain don't race thoughts,
don't race thoughts,
T H E G O A L O F
T H E F U T U R E I S
F U L L U N E M P L O Y M E N T
- arthur c. clarke
vorts (vegan jorts)
I'm shocked, SHOCKED to find dumb algos at work in Amazon! 😒
You may be interested in #peerTube which is a decentralized-federated video hosting network.
more on peerTube
This ongoing campaign aims at giving Peertube a more international audience and gain traction (bugreports, possibly patches and every kind of contribution, including "install-your-own-instance") as well as collecting money for development.
Just spreading the message would be a nice help. Thanks!
LB: pictured a tech company hit hard by the GDPR