Juan in "Don Juan" is pronounced Joo-ahn not as in Spanish. Byron rhymes it with "new one" and "true one" and always gives it two syllables. The poem is satire and the pronunciation is part of the joke. maisonneuve.org/post/2013…
Today I learned of Ahn Jung-Hwan, a Korean soccer player who scored an extra-time header against Italy to send South Korea to the quarter-finals of the 2002 World Cup. The next day, his contract with Italian team Perugia was cancelled because he "ruined Italian football". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahn…
Matthew Ahn set the world record for riding through all 468 train stations in NYC in 21 hours, 49 minutes and 35 seconds. When a new station was opened it invalidated the record. When he attempted it again he completed the new route in 21 hours, 28 minutes and 14 seconds. nypost.com/2016/07/23/nyc…
The founder of reCAPTCHA, Luis von Ahn also started Duolingo, both of which use user input data to digitize books and translate text on the web. ted.com/talks/luis_von_ah…
If war breaks out in North Korea, guards will be ordered to immediately kill hundreds of thousands of political prisoners "to eliminate any evidence of the existence" of political prison camps digitallibrary.un.org/rec…
By Typing 2 word Captchas, You help Digitize a book by unscrambling a word the computer cannot read when the book is scanned. simsblog.typepad.com/sims…

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