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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Child Names Program Enormous Gender Space

Child Names Program Enormous Gender Space

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Puritans during the 16th and 17th centuries took a values-driven approach to names. They used their children's monikers to promote their morals, conferring such mouthfuls as "If-Christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned" and "Fly-from-fornication." The names are pretty wacky to the modern ear, but a new analysis suggests American parents often do the same thing today — and they have…
Wikipedia creator Jimmy Wales: There’s going to be an ‘massive reaction’ versus Donald Trump’s lies

Wikipedia creator Jimmy Wales: There’s going to be an ‘massive reaction’...

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Business Insider Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has some grudging respect for Donald Trump — but he thinks a backlash against the US president is coming. Wales, who has been named in Business Insider's UK Tech 100, said he does not necessarily buy into the narrative that Trump is not very smart. He said the former…

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