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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

Μίνι διακοπές!

Έχω αρκετό καιρό να γράψω στο μπλόγκ και για όλα φταίνε οι σπουδές χεχεχε.Αυτή η εβδομάδα είναι το λεγόμενο spring break και αφού δεν είχαμε και πολύ δουλειά (αφού οι φοιτητέσ έλοιπαν και δεν είχα Ίντερνετ λόγο αναβαθμίσεων) είπα
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The rising cost of Public higher education

courtesy of PhD Comics :-)
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Google Transcription & Translation

OK, so yesterday I wrote about the funny Greek captions on the iPad intro video on YouTube. I started transcribing the Greek, but two minutes in I got tired (too much work). The original video can be found on youtube (see previous post) and Engadget's English caption screenshots can be found here (click)Anyway - here is the Greek:Είναι αλήθεια επωφελέις για όλους κάτι
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The iPad video, as captioned by Google - in GREEK

I came across this story from Engadget. If you head over to YouTube you can access some beta features such as automatic captioning of videos and automatic translation of said videos. Now, I had never viewed the iPad intro video, so this was all new to me. I clicked on the Closed Captioning to enable it and the English was somewhat amusing. The fun really kicked in when I clicked on Greek translation.
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Colbert on the Greek Economy

I saw this the other night when I got home after having seen it on Twitter (via @asteris).Honestly the situation seems like a major clusterfuck. It seems like a classic north south divide and the unfortunate (or just callous use of the PIGS acronym) is making things worse. -- Post From My iPhone
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Winter Olympics

Here's an excerpt from last week's saturday night live.I laughed out loud when I saw it because often times I have the same reaction to Winter Olympics :-)
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