The Nazi Arabic-English Dictionary That Has The University Of Minnesota In Hot Water

This truly weird article [https://www.teaparty247.org/the-nazi-arabic-english-dictionary-that-has-the-university-of-minnesota-in-hot-water/ ] is about the Hans Wehr Arabic-English dictionary (and presumably the Arabic-German edition too). They are complaining it was developed in Nazi Germany and therefore the dictionary is evil. However it remains an essential mainstay in Arabic language courses, and that was a cause of controversy many years ago (1970s). The reason […]

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Google Translate Lies

“The translator is a liar.” — Medieval Italian proverb. Of course we all know that Google is constantly falsifying its ephemeral search results. For example, its autocorrection/autocomplete turns the search “Clinton Crimes” into “Clinton Cares”, while “Trump Cares” becomes “Trump Crime” Searches give improbable and unreproducible results. A few days ago after a crazy editorial […]

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Fake News Fades

Table: “Newspaper Circulation Change, 2012-2018”, in Wall Street Journal, May 4-5, 2019. p. B1. (National is the average percentage decline of Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post; median for all others.) > Less than 20000: -41%. 20000-200000: -45.7%. Over 200000: -40.9%. National: -28.7%. Source: Alliance for Audited Media. ====== Left Wing Digital […]

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In Sri Lanka, Someone Did Something To Someone

Tonight, CBS News, as repeated by the local KIRO-TV station in Seattle reported that suicide bombers struck churches in Sri Lanka and many people were killed. Now, in the Fake News, Muslims cannot be mentioned except in praise, and Christians cannot be mentioned except in expressions of contempt. Nevertheless, it was Muslim suicide bombers who […]

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How AI Will Impact Australian Labor Market

A major new study by Frost & Sullivan forecasts that one of the main industries, and most new jobs, in Australia in 2035 will be censoring Alex Jones mirror sites ===== https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-ai-will-impact-australian-labor-market-and-how-many-jobs-will-die-because-of-it/    How AI Will Impact Australian Labor Market, And How Many Jobs Will Die Because Of It; Frost & Sullivan Predicts That 40% […]

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