Definition: Indigenous Digital Colonialism

Definition: Indigenous Digital Colonialism

A dominant culture enforcing its power and influence onto a minority culture to digitize knowledge that is traditionally reserved for different levels of a hierarchical closed society, or information that was published with the sole intent of remaining in the one format such as radio or print. A blatant disregard for the ownership of the data and the digitized format, nor the dissemination. Digital data […]

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Macrons in Gnome

Macrons in Gnome

Preferences->Keyboard (from the gnome panel menu), the Layout tab has the Maori keyboard layout. –

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Macrons for Mac OSX (older than Lion)

Macrons for Mac OSX (older than Lion)

To enable macrons to be created in Mac OSX systems that are older than Lion. 1. Launch the System Preferences application 2. Navigate to Language & Text, then the Input Sources tab 3. Find Māori on the list and tick the checkbox next to it 4. Tick the box next to “Show Input menu in menu bar” 5. From the Input menu in the menu […]

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Macrons in iPad 4, iPhone 4 and later

Macrons in iPad 4, iPhone 4 and later

These devices and their operating systems have system wide keyboard(s) available by default. Mac OSX Lion can also create macrons this way. Hold down the key for the vowel you want to macronise (Maybe a second). A small dialog will pop up showing you several options, including a macron.

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Te Reo Maori macrons in Samsung Galaxy

Te Reo Maori macrons in Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy 4 Samsung Galaxy 4 has several default common languages that do not include Māori or other language to create macrons. To install Māori and other languages, the easiest method is to install an app from Google Store. Latvian is the only language currently available that will create and recognise macrons. Install any soft keyboard from https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.menny.android.anysoftkeyboard&hl=en  Swipe down from the top of the screen to […]

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