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English Word Frequency Lists
English word frequency lists from wikitionary.
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#BIPOC18 and the Undercommons of Enlightenment
"#BIPOC18 is a collective of scholars of C18 culture committed to centering problems of structural racism and legacies of colonization as they inform both the theory and practice of eighteenth-century studies."
Blind imitation or a matter of taste?
"For some varieties of cassava, complete detoxification is an effortful, complex, unintuitive process. Joe Henrich famously argued that the practice could only spread through blind, conformist imitation. But what if cassava just tastes better that way?"
The "dance of the p's and b's": truth or noise?
Mark Liberman on Stanley Fish.
Articles from blogs I follow around the net
FOSS wins again: Free and Open Source Communities comes through on 19th Century Newspapers (and Books and Periodicals…)
I have never been more encouraged and thankful to Free and Open Source communities. Three months ago I posted a request for help with OCR’ing and processing 19th Century Newspapers and we got soooo many offers to help. Thank you, that was heart warming a…via Internet Archive Blogs November 23, 2020
One of the goals of a new World Wide Web: the Decentralized Web was to help people make money by publishing on the web. There are approaches to this such as Coil, but the vision in the paper has not … Continue reading →via Brewster Kahle's Blog November 16, 2020
Virtually anyone working with XML files in the context of the Digital Humanities, and especially in the context of scholarly digital editing, knows the oXygen XML editor. It is mature and packed with useful features, and yet every new version brings even …via The Dragonfly's Gaze March 28, 2020
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