Category: Internet efficiency

Sanskrit, Tamil, Sumerian, Hangul – grammars, literacy, the Internet

Clif, I am looking at the origins of Sumeria. The language is similar to Tamil, and the roots of the early languages include Sanskrit. An Indian grammarian named Panini studied and formalized a grammar notation for Sanskrit in a way that is considered to be an early context free grammar.  The reliance on “string rewriting
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Spinal cord injury – global coordination and support system needed

ShahinaJoly, I read these and I am very sorry that this has happened to someone in your family. My younger brother broke his neck at C1-C2 many years ago and was quadriplegic, on a respirator, constantly sick with pneumonia, until he died a year and a half after his accident. It was one of the
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Who the heck sleeps with a Fan and AC on? – my comment Groups asking questions on Facebook not sharing results

⁠Donna Kutac Janak My air conditioner is really inefficient so I keep it at high temperature setting and run two fans continuously. The cost is half of running the air conditioner alone – and more comfortable. I enjoy the noise. You should be asking people why they would run their air conditioner “without” a fan!?
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The Internet is a mess. It encourages duplication, falsification, and excludes more than it includes.

Hi, Ann O’Keeffe. I am titling this “The Internet is a mess. It encourages duplication, falsification, and excludes more than it includes.” In the last 30 years I must have said to myself, a few million times, “Why are there so many topics where people all over the globe work on them, but never ALL
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Cream Cheese, Jalapenos and the future of the human species

Cream Cheese, Jalapenos and the future of the human species I am trying to reduce my use of butter, so rather than making toast with butter I used cream cheese today. Since I am curious about the health value of foods as a topic on the Internet, I decided to add diced jalapenos. Then, because
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Comment on Figma video – make your own interactive global forum, let everyone use it for free

How we Jam: FigJam for Designers at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoCRiAWNEYI You took an interactive and collaborative environment and transferred it to a one way only, no feedback format when you put this on YouTube. You should have Figma be able to talk to the whole Internet (about 4.8 billion with some access) and then listen and let
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Estimate Direction of a live webcam from position of the moon at known time

I was looking at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k_sg8rhsgk which is on the roof of the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center in Duluth, Minnesota at about 11:30 pm.  The moon was shining brightly on the water. From Google maps I found the satellite view, a rough idea of where the camera was pointing, and the latitude and longitude in
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Comments and questions for Facebook InTheSkyOrg and In-The-Sky.Org

https://www.facebook.com/intheskyorg/ All the material you post here. Is it also on your website? Can you index and organize it? If you post the same item several times, can you keep things together? You have good tools on your site, but they can be improved. There is no standard best practices form for easy and traceable
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Comment on UN fund raising practices on the Internet

Jane, I commented on your “Urgent appeal” posting. You have edited and curated many things. How would you approach the wide variety and purposes of postings on the Internet related to “Afghanistan”?  — Any topic that has millions or billions of entry points on the Internet? That is what I am facing with the Internet
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