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As we are a community, I thought it would be a good idea to ask: Who is ?

Looking for a new challenge.

I am really good at:

- marketing
- ()

Hoping to bypass the HR filter. If you are at a humane company that respects & values employees, please reach out!

(++ to anyone who picks up on my good/excessive hashtag usage)

Is this a bug?

The symbol for \u06e5 is: ۥ

But this symbol does not look correct to me. The way this symbol is represented in Arabic font is here: (see attached picture)

How would I report it and where?

I didn't even know about the recent issue, but it got me thinking how has gotten a "free ride" (with Google and Facebook in the ire) by buying up large internet services:

- Skype
- GitHub
- LinkedIn
- Minecraft

We sometimes forget that even Microsoft can and does profit from harvesting/mining user-data. They have targeted strategic niches with lots of data (gamers, devs, professionals).

Full list here:


Does anybody use git to push to multiple remote repos?

Like GitHub for visibility and codeberg/gitlab for preservation?


I was previously stuck on an issues (the alfanous lib and existing Arabic NLP libraries) with the data sources for the Dragomen 85% Quran Project:

So I went right to the source (Quran Corpus morphology data) and I have now generated:

- top verbs per verb form (12 forms)
- the CSV data of all verbs/derivatives per form (12 forms)

Now to rebuild the JSON data to be used in the Hugo template.


I have a 1920x1080 resolution laptop. If I use a 1366x768 resolution TV, how would the display quality be on the TV?

Should I rather opt for a 1920x1080 TV also?

The 1920 TVs are about 33% more expensive, but if 1366 is a terrible option for a 32inch TV, I'll consider it further.

Has anybody found more comfort/ease in using a much bigger screen/monitor than usual?

Going from the standard laptop sizes (15.6 or 17 inch) to 35+ inches?

If you have a function that returns multiple values and you assign just 1 value to it, eg. `response = test_func()`

`response` will be a tuple and have all the answers stored there.

Was half-expecting it to throw an error.


On the topic of I've been struggling with using some of the excellent NLP libraries made by:

My goal has been to create contextual word-frequency lists like these:

But there is a bug in the alfanous library (and hence me looking at the NLP libs of linuxscout):

So I had to track back and use the raw morphological data from the Quran Corpus.


If you have any interest in I encourage reading about the Buckwalter transliteration of Arabic:

and also seeing how it trickled down into 1 of the most extraordinary projects in our lifetime, the Quranic Arabic corpus:

Fellow speakers, is there no online Arabic dictionary that has definitions for:

- Form 2-10 verbs
- Provides the root of Form 2-10 verbs


management for deploying your apps *easily*:

Know any others? Add them to this thread. The barometer for 'easy' would be someone with enough technical knowledge to know how to use the command-line without fear.

A quick lesson in 3:

In Arabic, there is no word for 'is'. In order to differentiate between a phrase and a sentence, the 'ال' (which makes words definite) becomes important. Look at this:

الوَلَدُ كَبِيرٌ - The boy is big

الوَلَدُ الكَبِيرُ - The big boy

وَلَدٌ كَبِيرٌ - A big boy

Once again, the case-ending is important here. Definite words end with a single-casing and indefinite words have something called a 'tanwin' (

Can someone explain to me how the MP3 URL is being hidden on this Wix website:


I usually use Inspect ( ) to find the URL, but now I need to monitor the Network tab to see the URL, which makes it a bit of a hassle.

I ran into some upstream issues with some verbs, so I am trying to figure those out with the repo maintainers before filling in all the other verbs. Then I will proceed to the nouns.

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I have released a working version of words frequently found in the with contextual examples from the Quran itself:

This list currently has 83 verbs with their verbal (f3l) and noun (ism) forms.

Questions to people learning :

1) Can the meaning of a word ever be inferred based on the context of the sentence or other context?

2) If inference can be done, what level of understanding is required? Say for example you know 85% of the other words in a corpus text, can you infer the meanings of the other 15% of words?

Want to blog about something technical but not sure what? Then follow this suggestion:

1. You have a problem that was not immediately addressed when searching
2. You had to read documentation, StackOverflow, bits & pieces from other blogs to find a solution
3. The solution will help >1 person
4. You can now blog about it on your blog!


What is the easiest method to videos that doesn't require a basic user to know how to install youtube-dl nor use the command-line?

I searched a bit and it looks like downloading content from youtube is enabling the spread of malware via 3rd-party download sites and browser extensions.

A quick lesson in 2:

Arabic has a concept called "attached pronouns", which can either be attached to a verb or a noun. Example:

أضْرِبُهُ - I hit him

كِتابُهُ - His book

If you spotted it, the attached pronoun connected to a noun indicates possession.

When connected to a verb, it indicates the object (he/she/it/you/they/we).

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