J'ai appris un nouveau mot en français aujourd'hui! Une remontée est ce dont se servent les pratiquants du ski alpin pour se rendre au sommet de la piste.

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Does anyone in the UK want these Japanese textbooks for free? Boosts appreciated 

Exactly what it says on the tin. These are all geared at English speakers wanting to learn Japanese, no prior knowledge necessary. From left to right, top to bottom we have:

Japanese for Dummies (no CD)
Japanese phrasebook
Japanese Demystified
Kanji Learner's Dictionary
Instant Japanese (with CD)
English-Japanese Dictionary

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He empezado un curso Internet sobre la adquisición de idiomas extranjeros en chino: icourse163.org/course/BLCU-120 (Ya está terminado, pero me había inscribido antes). Espero que aprendo algo interesante!

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Me pregunto cómo aprender más sobre el aprendizaje de tonos en un idioma extranjero, porque me interese mucho ese tema. Pero no sé nada sobre la lingüística 😩

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our #IASGE (investigating-archiving-git.gi) survey closes TOMORROW at midnight, pacific standard time :blobastonished:

we are ~100 responses away from 500, which is the number we really strove for!!

if you have 10minutes and write/reuse code in academia, I would be so grateful if you could take the survey: nyu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_

and forward it around to all your coworkers/friends/enemies-you-must-work-with we would be EVEN MORE grateful :blobheartcat:

Cuando empecé de aprender chino, me confudía mucho con cómo traducir la palabra "bok choy". Creo que la palabra viene de la pronunciacion catonesa de los sinogramas "白菜"... pero en mandarin, estos sinogramas significan esta col! Claro que no es la misma cosa que el "bok choy".

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La palabra "菜单" significa "lista de comida [col]", que quiere decir "menú".

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The Twitter hack is the latest in a long line of failures of centralised platforms. Regardless, the decentralised community underestimates resilience of these platforms and remains dangerously unprepared for the wolves that howl at the door of our users.

"This is Fine": Optimism and Emergency in the Decentralised Network.


En chino, el sinograma 菜, que significa col, puede también tener el sentido de "comida" en algunas locuciones.

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La col es una verdura deliciosa pero no bastante apreciada.

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the four genders:
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Ayer escuché un episodio de este podcast, "Hay que pasar el invierno", sobre las crisis financieras argentinas. Aunque hubo muchas palabras que no entendí, creo que el contenido es fascinante.

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Does anyone know whether there is work being done #federating digital #libraries / publication collections with #OPDS?


It is already built in software like calibre and calibre-web and is used for e-readers to download publications. But... federated calibre-web when?

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