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The biggest effect of naming mathematical concepts after people today is it reminds learners that the art belongs to Europeans.

The biggest utility in using people's names in mathematics is to create a high barrier of entry as it makes learning more difficult, as well as to obscure the real history behind how the mathematical idea was conceived.

The biggest reason we continue to name mathematical ideas after people is due to lack of effort or wanting to uphold their own academic superiority.

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@stman Language. Every child should be able to use and learn technologies *completely* in their own language, then have a pathway into developing with at least a language that is substantially similar to their native language.

Until the day English is no longer a monopoly of our computational ideas, cyberspaces cannot truly realize the immense diversity of people.

Til many people do *everything* on their phones. Some even directly edit large binary ROMs with an android hex editor app... Mad respect.

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Synthetic Messenger; A botnet scheme for climate news: syntheticmessenger.labr.io/#

I'm no fan of web ads or the botnets they attract, it's all hugely wasteful! But if we are to have it, I'm glad someone's making sure climate news doesn't miss out on funding.

Random-Website.Com: random-website.com/

Doom Captcha - Miquel Camps Orteza: vivirenremoto.github.io/doomca

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Prove that it is not neccessary to hear the apple-newton story to learn about gravity in the english language. Has it even been done before?

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Fun fact: I don't know how to use office suits (LibreOffice and the like). This probably makes me computer-illiterate.

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I think we on the left could use a lot more friendly, approachable media. While I love me some good aggressive graphic design, right now, I think the right is consistently winning the propaganda game in part because they wrap their ideas with really easy-to-swallow tone and appeals to common sense. We can do that too, in pursuit of a more compassionate, humane, and just world.

So I made a couple images for my local chapter of the IWW that I'm pretty proud of.







I have SVG versions of these if people want to play with them. I'm happy for these to be spread widely; please download them, share them, modify them, whatever. Information wants to be free!
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the ICANN gave .amazon to amazon (the predatory megacorporation) instead of giving it to an organization representing the amazon (the south american rainforest)
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@jiaming Naming theories, theorems/lemmas, and definitions after people, as a form of recognition, is very flawed. Not because of ideology of the said people, but because a) they probably didn't invent it at all (a.k.a. the half-serious Arnold's law), and b) this creates bad incentives (lust for fame).
Also history of science is a completely different, and mostly irrelevant field.

The FoM is an interesting topic, and all mathematicians should pay a bit of attention to it, but it's not like without knowing it in depth you can't do any math, quite the contrary.

Good job, by naming set theory after Zermelo, you effectively say that all mathematics can be based on nazi ideology.

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actually this is why i seriously don't like that we have so many programming languages and frameworks lmao. they're all broken in at least five ways. but then you have the Choice to pick any of them for the tiny downside that every tool or module has to be written ten thousand times in parallel. beautiful

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This did not occur until people started discussing on the pull request where to organize outside of their control for a fork. Organizing works.

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Suddenly waking up in Thailand and Matrix is popular and my friends invite me to their chat room.

I actually just woke up from a dream like that...

Say NO to western orchestras (modern day emotional manipulators)

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1. Don't be a downer in replies for no good reason.

2. No unsolicited advice.

3. If someone says something nice to you, boost a post of theirs that you like.

4. If someone is rude/unhelpful/a downer in your replies, block-unblock them to get them off your follower list (or just block them if they don't follow you).

5. Use hashtags sometimes, and when you do, click on them and boost the good stuff to federate it about.

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