META: Powernauts.Com (Re: META: The Mysterious Powernaut.Com)
pwerdna at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 15:40:35 PST 2019
On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 4:15:09 PM UTC-5, Scott Eiler wrote:
> It is just as well that I not recount my further explorations into
> "Powernaut.Com". They are truly a secretive group, and they've left no
> evidence I can share now. The most I can say is, their members seemed
> to be Latino.
There are so many once-vibrant groups that have now faded, remembered only by those who were part of them...
> However, I am about to publicize "Who Are the Powernauts?" So I went
> looking, and found a "Powernauts.Com" (plural). They are based in
> Singapore, and they are publishing a math proficiency game for children.
> Apparently this is mostly aimed at the Spanish-speaking world.
> Disponible en Google Play! http://powernauts.com/en/home/
> If I were aiming the Powernaut at the Spanish-speaking world, I'd call
> him "Poderador". So I went looking for "Poderador.com". No such thing.
> The closest thing I got to that, is a Brazilian article titled "O
> Poderador". It basically said, "Oh Power-wielder, stop suppressing the
> arts in our province." (Oddly, I have been to the Brazilian province
> they mentioned. I was on tour.)
Fascinating. Thank you for the update. :o
> For what it's worth, Google translated Poderador as Power. That's like
> translating Conquistador as Conquest.
Oh, machine translation.
Drew "I've been re-reading Miss Translation and relevant" Perron
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