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Kip Boahn (Kip Yellowjacket)
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Attended University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Lived in Austria
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REMINDER: Chill Out! (English) starts in about 6 hours!

What?: A time for practicing relaxing small talk in English. We discuss a variety of relaxing topics, tell jokes, and simply enjoy each other's company.

When?: Saturdays at 11am SLT (San Francisco)/8pm CET.
*Time Zone Converter: http://everytimezone.com/

Where?: Party Boat @ VIRTLANTIS
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VIRTLANTIS%20Community/90/12/22

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#TOOL FIND (#Zaption #Video #Lesson Generator, etc. - *In English)...
https://www.zaption.com/
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#‎SCIENCE‬ FIND (SCI-HUB - Access To ‪#‎Research‬ Papers)...
*In English
http://sci-hub.io/
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#SomeoneWrote: "In Lewis #Mumford’s #Authoritarian and #Democratic #Technics, the author categorizes technics into two categories: the authoritarian #technology that is “system-centered, immensely powerful but inherently unstable”, and the democratic technology that is “man-centered, relatively weak, but resourceful and durable.” To exemplify these two kinds of technologies, the authoritarian ones are machines, computers, while the other includes family farms, small firms, and craftsmen. Mumford strongly attacks the authoritarian technologies because in his opinion, the authoritarian technics foresees a future of centered power and lack of public participation. Democracy is in crisis as Mumford states in the article, in 1960s.

Half century after, as I read the article while immersed in all kinds of newly developed technologies such as PC, smart phones, Internet, etc. It is not an innovative idea that the Internet encourages public discussion and therefore democracy. The era we are experiencing now has witnessed a different possibility of the system-centered technics. Without doubt that the Internet is supported by servers, and definitively should be categorized as the “authoritarian” technic, but we might also see some features of democratic technics on the Internet. The revolutionary decentralization accomplished by the Internet giving great autonomy to individual users can be analogized to the men-centered democratic technics at the same time. Therefore I think the proposition stated in Mumford’s article has its limitation due to the era it was in, and the emergence of the Internet has expanded our horizon to view technics from a newer, more sophisticated angle."
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NEW ACTIVITY: Basic Music Theory! (English) - *Starts tomorrow!

IMPORTANT: This activity does not take place at VIRTLANTIS. Please read the info below...

What?: A weekly activity for learning the basics of the music language. We focus on basic music theory elements (e.g. staff, musical notes, bar lines, an ultra-brief history of music, etc). This activity is in English. All lovers of music are welcome!

We do musical exercises, play games and talk about technicalities of various kinds in the world of music. We also use website links to watch YouTube videos together.

*You can get more information about each activity and the topics we cover from our 'info box', located" in front of the blackboard at our activity location.

Info Box: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sepeltura/153/69/24

When?: Each Sunday at 11am SLT
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Where?: Queen Music Academy - Meow Meow Language Learning Community
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#SomeoneSaid: "the fatal aspect...of #science...is that it gives us...the #power...to use the #planet...but it doesn't #explain...how to use...the power...and it's the use of that power...that is the...#critical #issue..."
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#SomeoneSaid: "once #trump...has faded into the background...as has always been the plan...and kid #rubio...has been pushed back behind the #circus curtain as well...no seriously #electable #candidate will remain for the republican party who could pose a serious threat to the #establishment's plan...to install #hillaryclinton as the next #puppetpresident...all under the #guise of a #democratic #election..."
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REMINDER: Chill Out! (English) starts in about 4 hours. Hope to see you there! :)

What?: A time for practicing relaxing small talk in English. We discuss a variety of relaxing topics, tell jokes, and simply enjoy each other's company.

When?: Saturdays at 11am SLT (San Francisco)/8pm CET.
*Time Zone Converter: http://everytimezone.com/

Where?: Party Boat @ VIRTLANTIS
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VIRTLANTIS%20Community/90/12/22

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Education
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    German & French Language, Literature & Culture; International Business, 1994 - 1998
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Birthday
April 20
Other names
Charles Tally Boahn, Kip Yellowjacket
Story
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Stimulator of Studies and Facilitator of Language Learning | Co-creator of VIRTLANTIS
Introduction
Stimulator of Studies & Facilitator of Language Learning
at the Oxford School for English - 
Englisch lernen? No problem! --> 

Co-creator of VIRTLANTIS
a free resource and open community of practice 
for language learners and teachers. We offer free 
informal language learning activities for a growing 
number of languages including English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, etc. All of our activities are offered free of charge by volunteer language teachers
and/or native speakers.

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Kip Yellowjacket (AKA Kip Boahn)
Skype ID: VIRTLANTIS
Bragging rights
Am not a fan of bragging...^^
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Occupation
Please see introduction above... ↑
Employment
  • Please see CV... ↓
    http://www.visualcv.com/kipboahn
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Previously
Austria - Czech Republic - France - Germany - Netherlands - USA