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Free Word Lens Languages Now!

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in Free, iOS, Now, Peace, Software, World | 2 comments

While Quest Visual’s Word Lens is being purchased by Google, that app is available for free (instead of the $4.99 per language In-App purchase)
for Google Glass, Android and iPhone.
Make sure you download all of the languages you may be interested in at some point!
Once downloaded it works offline.
English <–> Spanish
English <–> French
English <–> German
English <–> Italian
English <–> Russian
English <–> Portuguese

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Against the Luxury of Tradition

Posted by on Oct 26, 2013 in Care, Eco, Food, Health, History, Human Rights, Humor, Ideas, iOS, Media, Peace, Politics, Spectacle, World, Youth |

RUSSELL BRAND: … We have become prisoners of comfort in the absence of meaning…. Apathy is a rational reaction to a system that no longer represents, hears or addresses the vast majority of people. A system that is apathetic, in fact, to the needs of the people it was designed to serve…. Capitalism is not real; it is an idea. America is not real; it is an idea that someone had ages ago. Britain, Christianity, Islam, karate, Wednesdays are all just ideas that we choose to believe in and very nice ideas they are, too, when they serve a purpose. These concepts, though, cannot be served to the detriment of actual reality… In 2013 (another made-up imaginary concept) we cannot afford to giggle, drivel and burp like giant, pube-covered babies about quaint, old-fashioned notions like nation, capitalism and consumerism simply because it’s convenient for the tiny, greedy, myopic sliver of the population that those outmoded ideas serve … the institutions that have to be fastidiously kept in place to maintain this duplicitous order: propaganda, police, media, lies. Now is the time to continue the great legacy of the left, in harmony with its implicit spiritual principles. Time may only be a human concept and therefore ultimately unreal, but what is irrefutably real is that this is the time for us to wake up…

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