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Vocabulary lesson January 7, 2024 Y a un tas de mots que je ne comprends pas quand je lis Proust. Je me déspère un peu en pensant que je ne parlerai jamais le français comme un vrai Iris and I had an interesting discussion with Google Bard this morning. January 4, 2024 Dear statistician Bard, off the top of your head, how many male babies born in the US in 1942 are still alive today? I understand your curiosity Discussion on the Pomona College class of 1964 listserv December 22, 2023 On pp 31-32 of the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision barring Trump from appearing on the ballot or being counted as a write-in (PDF), they cite a I’m illiterate December 4, 2023 In the late 60s and early 70s I had a small student office in the Linguistic Department at the University of Texas at Austin. That’s where I wrote Elon Musk December 2, 2023 A friend of mine sent me this link to an article by Albert Burneko, who tried, not entirely successfully, to mock Elon Musk. Musk may be a I love photographing the artists at Wildacres November 16, 2023 Eating a Mouse October 31, 2023 In honor of the great god, Ganesh, who hates mice, I had to eat a mouse so that Ganesh would bless my brother Rich, who will be having surgery in It Really is a Fascist Flag (at least to some Americans) September 21, 2023 Even in elementary school, I found it strange to pledge allegiance to a flag. Being loyal to my country, fine, but a piece of cloth? I’m also old I love the New York Times Metropolitan Diary September 19, 2023 It was published here. It’s rare that jokes and cartoons make me laugh out loud, but this story from The Metropolitan Diary, one of my favorite Watching The Ten Commandments in Gafsa, Tunisia, in the sixtes September 12, 2023 Back in the 60s, the cinema in Gafsa showed The Ten Commandments. About a half dozen of my girl students recruited me to chaperone them. Afterwards, I wanna be like these guys when I’m their age! September 7, 2023 Wait! I am their age! (Of course the videos were made when they were younger and then really well dubbed.) The insignificance of photography September 2, 2023 Found at The New Yorker Enough September 2, 2023 I remember hearing or reading some form of this story long ago. I associated it with John C Bogle, the man who enabled Iris and me to retire in photos from our trip to Japan August 19, 2023 This is our first rough selection of photos from our trip to Japan. There are few comments at this point. We have been kept busy. In fact, I’m MoveOn wants to amend the Constitution? August 1, 2023 Ben & Jerry used their platform to encourage everyone to mark their money with a rubber stamp: This is a terrible idea! Can you just imagine what a Google Sheet Number Formatting July 30, 2023 Google Sheets has fairly good formatting for displaying numbers and dates. But I often use Google Sheets to create data for exporting to TSV files Summer Brake July 29, 2023 A friend of mine (not a native speaker of English) (not that native speakers or even spelling correctors know any better) sent out this message: « Romantic technologies and ideologies July 29, 2023 I’m intrigued by this article “That Deep Romantic Chasm”: Libertarianism, Neoliberalism, and the Computer Culture because it reminds me of the old PITY THE NATION July 26, 2023 Pity the nation whose people are sheep And whose shepherds mislead them Pity the nation whose leaders are liars Whose sages are silenced And Basho’s poem, Even in Kyoto July 15, 2023 I believe that Haas’s translation is far from literal since the last line simply simply names the cuckoo, but it is far and away the most beautiful
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