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The Last Katibs Of Delhi

The computerisation of calligraphic fonts has damaged the livelihoods of the remaining few calligraphy artists or Katibs in Urdu Bazaar, Delhi.
posted by infini on Jul 17, 2015 - 13 comments

Singularity flip side

47% of US jobs under threat from computerization according to Oxford study. The study reveals a trend of computers taking over many cognitive tasks thanks to the availability of big data. [more inside]
posted by stbalbach on Sep 24, 2013 - 121 comments

How to replace 30 laptops (and $10,000) with 150 sheets of paper

How to replace 30 laptops (and $10,000) with 150 sheets of paper. A great little anecdote about why it’s important to think about how much computerization is needed to solve a problem. The comments on this story at Hacker News are interesting too.
posted by Jasper Friendly Bear on Jun 12, 2011 - 43 comments

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