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(1/?) Permutation Tail Probability (PTP) test is one of the many #phylogenetic tools that I think may be valuable for #linguistics .

it’s a neat idea! for a set of observed data, you calculate the most parsimonious tree (MPT) that could have generated it—kind of a fantasy perfect history where every change arose by descent via modification. in reality there prob. were some duplicated changes (homoplasy). but if your data came from a single ancestor, it would need at least this many changes.

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Some research on #autism and functioning labels.

The misnomer of ‘high functioning autism’

journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.11 (study)

Researchers call for the term 'high functioning autism' to be consigned to history

medicalxpress.com/news/2019-06 (newsstory)

#actuallyautistic #RedInstead

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inventing the "peasant diet" and selling prepackaged sacks of oats, flour, rice and beans to techbros for 400 dollars a month

covid, languages, collateral positivity 

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academic journal: you can buy access to this article for $69
me (copy-pasting the doi to sci-hub): hahahahaha heheheheheh huehuehue hmhmhmhmhm höhöhöhöh håhåhåhå jajaja xoxoxoxo

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The wide-ranging support for & compliance with lockdowns shows that people around the world are very ready to sacrifice to tackle a life-threatening crisis.

This shows that if populations are accurately informed and with the right political leadership WE CAN TAKE THE MEASURES TO PREVENT CLIMATE CATASTROPHE

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Found a free online course in Noongar language and culture: edx.org/course/noongar-languag

Noongar is an indigenous language of Western Australia.

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**‘Hoe houd je corona buiten Afrika? Test de Europeanen!’**

"Een raadsel, vonden Europese ‘experts’ het lage aantal Afrikaanse coronagevallen. Ze konden zich gewoon niet voorstellen dat het continent op eigen benen kan staan, ziet Mali-correspondent Bram Posthumus. ‘Zijn ze vergeten dat West-Afrika er al eerder in slaagde een epidemie in te dammen?’ Een bericht op…"

oneworld.nl/lezen/opinie/hoe-h

#nieuws #bot

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so, Mango Languages is a premium language app that offers a number of endangered languages for free:

* Chaldean Aramaic
* Cherokee
* Dzongkha
* Hawaiian
* Irish
* Potawatomi
* Scottish Gaelic
* Tuvan
* Yiddish

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Warnings about COVID-19 are being translated into Aboriginal languages to reach all Australians t.co/f5snGBnZEJ #linguistics

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trans day of yeah but seriously, what's in your pants?

Vaitinaron Jarppa >>>>> Bolsonaron Jarppa

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