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downloading folders from google drive.

I wanted to download some course material on RL shared by the author via Google drive using the command line.  I got a bunch of stuff using wget a folder in google drive was a challenge. I looked it up in SO which gave me a hint but no solution. I installed gdown using pip and then used: gdown --folder --continue if there are more than 50 files you need to use --remaining-ok and only get the first 50. In such a case its best to download using the folder using the UI and decompress locally. Decompressing from the command line created errors related to unicode but using the mac UI I decompressed without a glitch.

Wikisym 2012

Due to a kind grant by the WMF foundation I was able to attend Wikisym 2012 in  Linz  Austria what follows is my report on the event. Background English: The renovated Ars Electronica Center at Linz, seen from the bridge across the Danube at night (Photo credit:  Wikipedia ) I am a Wikipedian based in Budapest Hungary. I have been active for the last year with WM.HU and participated in a number of the local  chapter's events ever since being introduced to them at Wikimania 2012 in Haifa. During such a meeting I, Bence Damkos, and other chapter luminaries got to discussing many apparent cultural paradoxes taking place in the virtual community. Since I was studying the theory of games at the time I began to notice that some of the situations were very similar to a classic game such as the prisoner's dilemma and the battle of the sexes while others resembled second-price sealed actions and bargaining games. I was intrigued and I started publ

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