Finland

{"content":{"id":1291,"title":"Finnish Dialects","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/42a.png\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nIt blows my mind that people from different parts of the world can hear places in each other's voices.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-03T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-04-05T04:34:20.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-08T17:29:39.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=maps\"\u003emaps\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e"}

Finnish Dialects

It blows my mind that people from different parts of the world can hear places in each other's voices.

{"content":{"id":1367,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nExtremely funny random find: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XS4-GRpm4B4\u0026list=PLvE1s8x_e83hu35YrC2yJaSXX9TktsYBC\"\u003eThe Finnish People's party\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-05-09T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-05-04T04:36:14.000Z","updated_at":"2020-05-04T04:36:14.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=politics\"\u003epolitics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=news\"\u003enews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Links

Extremely funny random find: The Finnish People's party.

{"content":{"id":1133,"title":"DAILY LINK","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glGGnJcLfuQ\"\u003eFINNISH RAILWAYS: THE NEW AGE OF TRAINS!!!\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-22T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-19T01:43:17.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-19T01:50:30.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e"}

DAILY LINK

{"content":{"id":807,"title":"Weekly Links - Second Death Of Latin Edition","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nRadio Finland has been running a \u003ca href=\"https://areena.yle.fi/1-1931339\"\u003eLatin news service\u003c/a\u003e for 30 years. In Canada, they used to play it as about two or three in the morning. It was very neutral world news, with a charmingly disproportional amount of Finnish politics. They'd been threatening to cancel it for years and finally it happened. Some people are trying to \u003ca href=\"https://nuntiilatini.com/\"\u003econtinue it in their free time\u003c/a\u003e and I wish them the best of luck.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI quit watching SNL in the Jimmy Fallon years, for obvious reasons. Now I'm finding out that - thanks to Jimmy Fallon - I missed out on all kinds of great gems, like \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/MJEAGd1bQuc\"\u003eMeet Your Second Wife\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe standard C library has a simple reversible encryption function called \u003ca href=\"https://linux.die.net/man/3/memfrob\"\u003ememfrob\u003c/a\u003e which XORs a string with 42.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSomeone went through the effort of writing \u003ca href=\"https://github.com/froggey/Mezzano/\"\u003ea graphical operating system in Common LISP\u003c/a\u003e. Can you imagine doing that?\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2019/06/the-worst-morale-boosting-gesture-ive-experienced/\"\u003e\"The worst morale boosting gesture I've experienced\"\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThere's a gigantic culture of programmers with whom I have no contact whatsoever. I don't understand their lives, which seem gruesome and difficult and cursed, even though they seem endlessly optimistic and perfectly happy. It's like when you find out that a lot of poverty-torn developing countries have low suicide rates. In DOTNET, \u003ca href=\"https://github.com/dotnet/try/issues/290\"\u003eMath.Round opens the browser print dialog\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-06-30T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-06-29T17:27:28.000Z","updated_at":"2019-06-29T17:45:45.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=latin\"\u003elatin\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=c\"\u003ec\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=douglas_adams\"\u003edouglas_adams\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lisp\"\u003elisp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=common_lisp\"\u003ecommon_lisp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - Second Death Of Latin Edition

  • Radio Finland has been running a Latin news service for 30 years. In Canada, they used to play it as about two or three in the morning. It was very neutral world news, with a charmingly disproportional amount of Finnish politics. They'd been threatening to cancel it for years and finally it happened. Some people are trying to continue it in their free time and I wish them the best of luck.
  • I quit watching SNL in the Jimmy Fallon years, for obvious reasons. Now I'm finding out that - thanks to Jimmy Fallon - I missed out on all kinds of great gems, like Meet Your Second Wife.
  • The standard C library has a simple reversible encryption function called memfrob which XORs a string with 42.
  • Someone went through the effort of writing a graphical operating system in Common LISP. Can you imagine doing that?
  • "The worst morale boosting gesture I've experienced"
  • There's a gigantic culture of programmers with whom I have no contact whatsoever. I don't understand their lives, which seem gruesome and difficult and cursed, even though they seem endlessly optimistic and perfectly happy. It's like when you find out that a lot of poverty-torn developing countries have low suicide rates. In DOTNET, Math.Round opens the browser print dialog.
{"content":{"id":666,"title":"19-04-28 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/227.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://timr.co/the-weirdest-javascript-syntax\"\u003eThe weirdest Javascript syntax\u003c/a\u003e. Javascript is so many things to so many people.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://wtracy.gitlab.io/sortraits/\"\u003eAnother visualization of sorting methods\u003c/a\u003e, but this one is meant to be artsy, rather than educational.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://en.biginfinland.com/park-veijo-ronkkonen/\"\u003eBeautiful sculpture garden in Finland\u003c/a\u003e (pictured).\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nWhen I was young, I somehow ended up with a copy of a video game which was not fun to play, at all, but which was extremely stylish and had this \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/2c4hnA8jXwo\"\u003eincredible song\u003c/a\u003e, which is still an earworm for me to this day.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.cs.otago.ac.nz/staffpriv/ok/Joe-Hates-OO.htm\"\u003eWhy OO sucks\u003c/a\u003e - another article by the late, great Joe Armstrong.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://hmmdaily.com/2019/04/25/why-did-a-youtube-bot-make-an-unwatched-video-of-our-blog-post/\"\u003eYoutube bot existential horror story\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-04-28T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-04-27T16:02:58.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-28T01:37:01.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming_language\"\u003eprogramming_language\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sculpture\"\u003esculpture\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=video_games\"\u003evideo_games\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=oo\"\u003eoo\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=erlang\"\u003eerlang\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=prolog\"\u003eprolog\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_wicked_elixir\"\u003ethe_wicked_elixir\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=javascript\"\u003ejavascript\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-04-28 Weekly Links


{"content":{"id":647,"title":"19-04-14 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/WQnzq0eyFAs\"\u003e\"Who Put The Bomp\" in Finnish\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nMemory Alpha, the main Wiki for Star Trek, has \u003ca href=\"https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Sneeze\"\u003ean article on sneezing\u003c/a\u003e. It begins with one of the finest pieces of dialogue Star Trek has ever produced.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/youngladysbookma00londiala/page/n11\"\u003eThe Young Lady's Book: A Manual Of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, And Pursuits\u003c/a\u003e: A Georgian book which has sections on moral deportment, embroidery, etc., but also some ridiculously detailed sections on mineralogy, entomology, \"the escrutoire\", painting, and archery.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-04-14T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-04-13T16:38:22.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-14T13:50:48.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=star_trek\"\u003estar_trek\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tng\"\u003etng\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-04-14 Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":486,"title":"19-01-27 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nArchive.org is amazing. \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/Astounding_Stories_of_Super_Science_1930\"\u003eHere are the first few issues\u003c/a\u003e of Astounding magazine (now Analogue), which published works by most of the great science fiction writers before 1960.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat_Boy_(character)\"\u003eWikipedia's article on Bat Boy\u003c/a\u003e. \"Bat Boy has a chaotic sense of morality. He has been said to steal cars and not to come to the aid of the needy\".\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI'm obsessed with Wiktionary's words of the day. This week had the Finnish word \u003ca href=\"https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/poronkusema#Finnish\"\u003eporonkusema\u003c/a\u003e, \"the distance a reindeer could travel without stopping to urinate\".\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nA German zoo which had been covertly anti-Hilter during the war accidentally ended up with a \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/laura_parrot\"\u003eNazi parrot\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-01-27T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-01-26T17:16:25.000Z","updated_at":"2019-01-26T17:16:25.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=usa\"\u003eusa\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-01-27 Weekly Links

  • Archive.org is amazing. Here are the first few issues of Astounding magazine (now Analogue), which published works by most of the great science fiction writers before 1960.
  • Wikipedia's article on Bat Boy. "Bat Boy has a chaotic sense of morality. He has been said to steal cars and not to come to the aid of the needy".
  • I'm obsessed with Wiktionary's words of the day. This week had the Finnish word poronkusema, "the distance a reindeer could travel without stopping to urinate".
  • A German zoo which had been covertly anti-Hilter during the war accidentally ended up with a Nazi parrot.
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Liikasenvaara, Finland

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The Aino Myth - Akseli Gallen-Kallela

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Liikasenvaara, Finland

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Airplane Mode