Teenager from India invents device that can convert breath to speech
A high school student from India has invented a device that can convert a person’s breath into speech, to give millions of people around the world suffering from speech impediment a ‘voice’ for the first time.
Sixteen-year-old Arsh Shah Dilbagi has developed a new technology called ‘TALK’, which is a cheap and portable device to help people who are physically incapable of speaking express themselves. Right now, 1.4 percent of the world’s population has very limited or no speech, due to conditions such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), locked-in syndrome (LIS), Encephalopathy (SEM), Parkinson’s disease, and paralysis.
His name is Arsh Shah Dilbagi and he’s 16 years old. Gettin tired of sensationalized “mystery baby from a country where people are brown does a science thing!” articles. Use peoples names, don’t act so surprised when people of color are geniuses.
Protesters asked for Reverend Sekou’s release and they got it.
Then, in a sudden and very strange turn of events, the police just…left.
Monday, September 29th
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I fucking quit
i hate art
"where’s your homework"
They aren’t paying to LOOK at the art - they are paying to THINK about art and its role in the world. What it is, what it isn’t. Questions this brings up:
1. If I can’t see it, is it real?
This relates to questions of God, Science (atoms, distant suns, other things invisible to the naked eye), Philosophy, Physics
2. If someone pays something for ‘nothing’, does it become valuable?
To put another way, is it worth more just because someone else wants it.
3. Is value in the eye of the creator, the beholder, or society?
4. Does an artist need to justify their work for it to be considered art?
…to start with. I WISH I still had a public, in-person forum to talk about it.
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AnalThrasher69 is a good person
This is literally my favourite youtube comment string of all time.
always reblog the consenting anal thrasher
Look at this idiotbecause she has the right to feel safe and comfortable expressing herself. It probably isn’t your intention, but you’re defending people who go out of their way to disrespect women and you’re doing it at the expense of your fellow woman, your sister in humanity. It’s a fact that creepy people are on Tumblr. It’s also a fact that there are drunk drivers on the road. Would you defend drunk driving by telling people that they should stay off the road if they dont want to get hurt? It’s not just a creepy comment. It’s an unwanted sexual advance. She’s made it clear that that behavior isn’t welcome. It doesn’t matter what pictures she posts. If somebody says not to do something to them, do not do it. That’s it. Don’t, because you’re awful if you do, and it’s sexual harassment if you do. Her selfies don’t override her direct demand to not make disrespectful comments. Don’t defend nasty men who think women aren’t allowed to do anything that isn’t directly for the sake of their dicks. Defend women who can’t enjoy their bodies without disgusting people ruining it ✌️ If a man has so little self control that he absolutely MUST harass a woman who posts a picture of herself, perhaps he’s the one who shouldn’t be allowed to make posts.
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You would be surprised with how many people in your life could be going through depression at this very moment. People hide it like a paper bag over their heads out of fear of being judged, made fun of, seen as weak, or just not taken seriously. Depression should not be taken lightly, it holds us down from our purpose and potential in life. Those who tell you that it doesn’t exist have never experienced depression in their life, therefore not understanding the symptoms and how it’s something that cannot be fixed in a day! So if you think you are depressed or if you think you know someone else who is, please talk to a friend, a family member, or anyone else in your life that you trust - never overlook the possibility of seeing a doctor for more professional help!! Your feelings are real, your feelings are shared upon millions. Don’t hide it, talk to someone about it. With the right help, you can rediscover your confidence and begin life anew with our undying love and support!
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IT IS THE FIRST OF OCTOBER
IT IS TIME
TIME FOR SPOOKY SCARY SKELETONS
byebye weak ass homophobic/transphobic legal defenses.
"Sometimes I Get Sad and I Don’t Know Why"
So a couple years ago I went through what I’m pretty sure was depression. I was never diagnosed, but looking back all of the signs were there. I also suffered from anxiety, which was a whole other monster entirely.
Depression is something a lot of people go through, but the scary thought is a lot of us don’t even realize what is going on, that it could be treatable, that we could actually get help. Sometimes it goes away on it’s own. Sometimes it doesn’t.
I know this comic doesn’t exactly have a “happy” ending, but it was important for me to convey my big fear of that depression coming back. I feel like knowing what was going on, what may happen again, helps me a lot. If I can help somebody by sharing my experience, then I’ll feel even better.
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