Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: language

64 bookmarks tagged “language

feelings english doesn't have — Are.na

are.na/juliana-castro/feelings-english-doesn-t-have
Words, expressions, and sayings to declare feelings with no translation in the English language.

Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate – Krebs on Security

krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/try-this-one-weird-trick-russian-hackers-hate/
DarkSide, like a great many other malware strains, has a hard-coded do-not-install list of countries which are the principal members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) — former Soviet satellites that mostly have favorable relations with the Kremlin. The full exclusion list in DarkSide (published by Cybereason) is below:

The Frink is Good, the Unit is Evil • Hillel Wayne

hillelwayne.com/post/frink/
One day Alan Eliasen read a fart joke and got so mad he invented a programming language. 20 years later Frink is one of the best special purpose languages for dealing with units. “But why do we need a language just for dealing with units?” Glad you asked! Intro to Units A unit is the physical property a number represents, like distance or time. We almost always are talking about SI units, or Système international.

BBC - Future - The simple words that save lives

bbc.com/future/story/20190919-the-simple-words-that-save-lives
Lessons from “expert talkers” could make all the difference when helping a person in crisis.