Linguistics

05.30.11
NTT DoCoMo exhibits on-the-fly speech translation, lets both parties just talk (video)
05.30.11

NTT DoCoMo exhibits on-the-fly speech translation, lets both parties just talk (video)

The race to smash linguistic barriers with simultaneous speech-to-speech translation is still wid...

By S. Sakr,   05.30.11
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03.30.11
Microsoft keeps gunning after Apple's 'generic' App Store trademark, brings in a linguistics expert
03.30.11

Microsoft keeps gunning after Apple's 'generic' App Store trademark, brings in a linguistics expert

We'd say this was getting silly but that would imply that it wasn't already. Microsoft and Apple ar...

By Vlad Savov,   03.30.11
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01.21.11
Expanding the Dwarvish tongue in Lord of the Rings Online
01.21.11

Expanding the Dwarvish tongue in Lord of the Rings Online

Some things are just going to appeal to a certain group of players, and that's fine. If you're enjo...

By E. Lefebvre,   01.21.11
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07.22.10
New MIT software learns an entire dead language in just a few hours
07.22.10

New MIT software learns an entire dead language in just a few hours

Whenever we boot up our time machines, cruise back to 1200 B.C., and try to pick up chicks at our f...

By T. Wolbe,   07.22.10
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06.17.10
IBM's Watson is really smart, will try to prove it on Jeopardy! this fall (video)
06.17.10

IBM's Watson is really smart, will try to prove it on Jeopardy! this fall (video)

As much as we love our Google homepage, computer search remains a pretty rudimentary affair. You pu...

By Vlad Savov,   06.17.10
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